Interesting comments, attackdog. I’m not sure what you picked up on in my post but in fact I’m with you. From what I’ve heard and read, the consensus seems to be that the Dan are in a genre of their own. The […]
Funny you should say that, Steve. I have relatives visiting the UK as we speak and I’ve asked them to keep an eye out for it in newsagents, but this may be a long shot now. I looked at ordering online and the p […]
Very good. I got into Fairport and RT in my late teens. I gave the Becker-produced China Crisis album a go recently but the only one that stuck was King In A Catholic Style, which I remembered liking first time […]
And thanks for telling me what chord it was. I now know what one of those sounds like. I also know, thanks to a Christmas cracker joke many years ago, what chord you get when you drop a piano down a mine shaft. 🙂
No recommendations so far other than from Dr Google! I have simply followed my nose. There’s a section on recommended listening at the end of Breithaupt’s Aja book which I intend exploring when I get the chance.
I’m sure there are, Mousey. It just stood out like a sore thumb the first time I heard it, because it was my first exposure to late-period Dan and it confounded my expectations of what the song was going to do. […]
So here we are, six months later. Becker is no longer with us. I am a fully paid-up Danfan. Who’d have thought it? Not me, that’s for sure. At the moment, when I get in the car on a Monday morning and I ask […]
Cut to mid-2017. I’m musically bored. I have my iTunes library on USB which I listen to on shuffle in the car (and only on my own: my and the missus’s tastes form a Venn diagram with a very slim intersection) […]
Warning: Personal ruminations of a thinking-out-loud nature follow.
Isn’t it great when you discover a new band? Something just clicks, and, after a certain number of listens, you realise you’ve made a friend for […]