Thursday, 7 October 2010

Awilo Longomba - Carolina II

Joe writes: The artist is from the Congo but the track makes perfect sense in rainy London.

Would it be patronising to say it has joie de vivre?


Phil writes: I should have posted Love Letters by Ketty Lester with the Lennon track below:

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

new Rumer video for Aretha

Joe writes: Similar to the Slow video, but much better

both songs are wonderful

Lennon's 70th

Phil writes: An appropriate time to post this amazing song. There was a decent enough piece about it by Laura Barton in the Guardian recently but she is too young to have been around when his great solo album appeared and to have experienced the shock of this track. There may be echoes of the 'Love Letters' riff but this is a unique and flawless number (and the other tracks are pretty stunning too):