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30 Day Song Challenge: your favourite song at this time last year

My favourite song in April last year was actually a song that is much older than that. A friend of mine introduced me to Arthur Russell around this time last year, and I know I’m a latecomer but his name … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song from your childhood

My favourite story about my childhood involves the day I was born. My mum went into labour at home, so her and dad bundled into the Ford Valiant to drive to the hospital. However my dad decided there was enough … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that makes you feel guilty

It was really hard for me to choose a song that makes me feel guilty. Not because I’m a saint whose never felt guilty before, but rather I can’t figure out a song that connects to me at that point … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that you wish you could play

The Calendar Hung Itself is my go-to Bright Eyes song and at its base is a really simple song, but due to sheer lack of talent, I’m incapable of playing it. So if I could ever be bothered to learn … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that you can play on an instrument

This may be the easiest song to play on guitar after Smoke On The Water and Ode To Joy – aka the other two songs I have mastered on guitar. Although I studied piano as a child I haven’t picked … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that makes you laugh

Duran Duran have to be one of the greatest bands of the 80s. They are also one of the most unintentionally hilarious bands of the 1980s. It’s hard for me not to giggle whilst writing this frankly. The seriousness with … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that you want to play at your funeral

To all the respectful traditionalists who will be playing Jeff Buckley’s Hallelujah at their funeral, you can have it. I’m gonna go down the way I lived, two fingers flicking the V and Pete Doherty slurring over my grave. And … Continue reading

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