Whipping Boy: Heartworm

For Whipping Boy, two lines from their 1995 classic Heartworm resonate more than any others. Toward the end of “When We Were Young”, Fearghal McKee sings: “What might have been, When we were young.” 25 years on, those lyrics are sure to stir their share of emotions. Heartworm was going to be their big label breakout, their rise from critically acclaimed to universal adored, but … Continue reading Whipping Boy: Heartworm

Warren Zevon – Werewolves Of London

Oh yes! A classic tune here for yall. Going way back for this week’s Track of the Week with Warren Zevon’s “Werewolves Of London”. I’ve been going through his music recently and this is one of his better known tracks, one you’ve surely heard on the radio! Absolutely love Warren’s stuff, songs similar enough to Randy Newman but with a bit more bite! Have a … Continue reading Warren Zevon – Werewolves Of London

Foals – Total Life Forever

‘Total Life Forever’ is English band Foals second album released in 2010. The band said that the album’s sound can be described as “the dream of an eagle dying“. Oook then, no drugs involved here. Four singles were released from the record and it did pretty well where ever it was released. Their debut ‘Antidotes‘ had also done well two years before and I still … Continue reading Foals – Total Life Forever

White Stripes – Elephant

‘Elephant’, released in 2003┬áby The White Stripes is in the Top 10 best records of the last 15 years. No doubt. Their previous album ‘White Blood Cells‘ had brought them mainstream success on a smaller scale and set them up for bigger things. They delivered with ‘Elephant‘, and album with which they used 60’s recording equipment and no computers. They also recorded in a ‘non … Continue reading White Stripes – Elephant

John Grant- Grey Tickles, Black Pressure

Ok. Reviewing this while giving it my first listen. ‘Grey Tickles, Black Pressure’ is Grant’s third solo album, released in 2015. While I was reading up on some lyrics from the album, I saw on http://www.genius.com that the Icelandic translation of ‘Grey Tickles, Black Pressure‘ is a ‘mid-life crisis/nightmare. That pretty much runs with the theme of Grant’s music, which is great because it’s so … Continue reading John Grant- Grey Tickles, Black Pressure