The Battle of Britpop

Following on from my "Quintaginta" Britpop story, where I attempted to tell the story of the era in fifty "definitive" records I have decided to try and discover which of those songs is greatest... A series of mini battles will be waged in the Twittersphere between now and the end of 2018 culminating in one [...]

James/The Charlatans – SSE Hydro, Glasgow 5/12/18

James/The Charlatans – SSE Hydro, Glasgow 5/12/18

Manchester. So much to answer for. Home, at least spiritually, to some/most/all of the best bands ever to spring forth from the fertile soil of this sceptred isle. Something in the water. Tonight two of the best (the two best?) are sharing the stage. There is no support act. Not really. One is simply appearing [...]