Birthday (TSTRTS) #10

Today is my birthday! ūüéČ So in honour of this momentous (?) day, this The Song Title Remains The Same post will feature three songs all entitled Birthday. First up is a song from four lads who heard the fantastic news of my birth and wrote a song about it that same year. Secondly, Iceland’sContinue reading “Birthday (TSTRTS) #10”

Today (TSTRTS) #8

Today’s seems as good as any other day to decide with of these 3 songs, all singing about today, is the best. Up first is Jefferson Airplane offering from their 1967 Surrealistic Pillow album. It’s a gentle little folk-rock ballad which was written by vocalist Marty Balin for Tony Bennett. Marty Balin said, “I wroteContinue reading “Today (TSTRTS) #8”

Listing By The Pool

I’ve just opened up a can of worms. They’re just sitting there. Hardly the chaos that’s been advertised. I love a good song whose lyrics are just a list of things with a backbeat behind it, they can be quite informative, educational and entertaining- just like a Bruce Willis movie. Here are 10 of myContinue reading “Listing By The Pool”

I Want You (TSTRTS) #2A

My nickname at school was scarface.I was brilliant at knitting. For the second song in this installment of The Song Title Remains The Same, I’m going to split it into 2 sections because there are 6 (six) versions of I Want You that I want (hehehe!) to feature. The first 3 artists up are Kiss,Continue reading “I Want You (TSTRTS) #2A”

Cover Me #2 Stairway To Heaven

Today’s Cover Me post deals with, quite possibly, one of the greatest rock songs ever made. A favourite of guitar stores everywhere, Led Zeppelin’s Stairway To Heaven has been covered by the great and the good: in 1985 the Far Corporation, a British band created by¬†record producer Frank Darian who created the band’s Boney M.¬†and¬†MilliContinue reading “Cover Me #2 Stairway To Heaven”

Questions Are A Burden For Others……

……answers are a prison for oneself. When I created that image above, (available on various things and stuff on my Redbubble store. Click the link to see more! Shameless plug) using a photo of a shadow on my kitchen wall and the MirrorLab app, those words came into my head and they seemed to suitContinue reading “Questions Are A Burden For Others……”

A Super Furry Xmas (AXP) 23

Although Christmas is said to be “the most wonderful time of the year”, for some it can be a very stressful and depressing time as well. Suicide rates climb in a normal christmas but as 2020 has shown us, this christmas will be anything but normal. Gruff Rhys, lead singer of one of the bestContinue reading “A Super Furry Xmas (AXP) 23”

Look Dad, No Xmas Tunes (AXP 21)

Hailed as “England’s greatest folk band”, by Andy Kershaw, Birkenhead’s finest sons Half Man Half Biscuit are here to give the cynics and killjoys a big raspberry and say just enjoy Christmas however you want. Revel in the joy and warmth of the Christmas season and stop bring a miserable bastard for at least oneContinue reading “Look Dad, No Xmas Tunes (AXP 21)”

Rudolph the red nosed unicorn (AXP) 18

Indie-folk artist Sufjan Stevens sure does love Christmas. He embarked on a project titled “Songs for Christmas”, where he released a series of ten EPs consisting of Christmas songs between December 2000 and December 2010. The first five releases were included on a box set titled Songs for Christmas (2006) while the final five wereContinue reading “Rudolph the red nosed unicorn (AXP) 18”

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