Songs in the key of Lou #6

Songs in the key of Lou #6

  Anchors Away by Mike Mills I have no idea where in the pages of "Just For One Day" this is referenced but it must have been because it has ended up here. Now I have to think of something to say about this... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EBlSTrOwu4 Um. Right. I like pirates? Actually, that isn't true.  I [...]

Melody Maker – April 13th, 1996

Melody Maker – April 13th, 1996

Hello pop pickers and welcome to another trip down memory lane. Forget your worries and cares about Brexit. Forget about the fact that Susan in your office has been looking at you funny whenever you go to the loo. Forget about the fact that your husband/wife/boyfriend/girlfriend is watching a lot of documentaries about polyamory...which may [...]

Songs in the key of Lou #4

Songs in the key of Lou #4

Games Without Frontiers/Biko by Peter Gabriel Once of Genesis and then a fairly big deal on his own terms in the eighties Peter Gabriel is... I can't do it. Other than "Sledgehammer" I can't think of a single reason to be interested in Peter Gabriel. Woman in Love by Barbara Streisand This is more like [...]

Songs in the Key of Lou #3

Songs in the Key of Lou #3

  Here we are again for another trip through the musical memories of Sleeper front-woman Louise Wener.  Each of the songs in this series of articles was mentioned by Louise in her memoir "Just for One Day". Hungry Like the Wolf by Duran Duran Shoulder pads. Blitz kids. Supermodels. Superficial. The wonder of Duran Duran [...]