Pitchfork Britpop 50 – 20-11

Pitchfork Britpop 50 – 20-11

Up until this point in the Pitchfork list of the 50 best Britpop albums there have been occasional mis-steps and mistakes that we can probably put down to something being lost in translation.  For the most part the albums selected which were Britpop albums have been good choices and have been in, or around, the [...]

Heartaches by the Number – The Midnight Highs of Kevin Rowland (part #1 “Searching for the Young Soul Rebels”)

Heartaches by the Number – The Midnight Highs of Kevin Rowland (part #1 “Searching for the Young Soul Rebels”)

  From Lucy and the Lovers to The Killjoys. From Dexys Midnight Runners to Dexys. From Roxy Music to punk. From the young soul rebels to Celtic soul brothers. From the occasional flicker to his beauty. From projected passion and the look of New York dockers to the gypsy chic of too-rye-ay. From classic men's [...]

Pitchfork Britpop 50 – 50-41

Pitchfork Britpop 50 – 50-41

My good friend in the Twitterverse @Yellow_Pilgrim sent me a link to an article on Pitchfork that presented their fifty best albums of the Britpop era.  It makes for a fascinating read; carefully curated, well written and with solid reasoning behind each of the choices. It isn't without flaw or failing though. How could it [...]