Newcastle’s Top Ten Best Kept Secrets

'For some reason, it is always thrilling to spot your home town in the news' - Craig Brown There are many things Newcastle is known for: Grey’s Street, which has been voted one of the best streets in Europe, being a nightlife hotspot and, of course, being home to the mighty Newcastle United. But among … Continue reading Newcastle’s Top Ten Best Kept Secrets

10 of the Best: One Hit Wonders

'If you have to be a one-hit wonder, then 'San Francisco' is the one to have' - Scott McKenzie One hit wonders are up there with Boybands and Glam Rock when it comes to critical acclaim, although I do believe it was Chumbawamba who said it's better to be a one hit wonder than a no … Continue reading 10 of the Best: One Hit Wonders

10 of the Best: Cover Versions

'I abhor the words 'classical music.' Few things satisfy me more than a really good cover version' - Charles Hazlewood The charts seem to to be awash with cover versions at the moment. Particularly popular seems to be whimsical floaty guitar lead versions of classic dance songs (a fan of Sam Feldt's Show Me Love, I … Continue reading 10 of the Best: Cover Versions

10 of the Best: Girl Problems

'People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!' - Kris Carr Don't get me wrong, I love being a girl, and despite the fact that I will maintain I was a tom boy growing up because I climbed the odd tree and wore jeans a lot, i'm pretty much … Continue reading 10 of the Best: Girl Problems

10 of the Best: More Brilliant Songs You’ve Probably Never Heard

'You can never stop discovering music' - Rashida Jones Since doing my last blog post about unheard tracks i found myself discovering a load more on my ipod i wish i'd included more, so like any great 'best ever' compilation, here's the sequel! 1. The K.G.B - I'm A Player https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7Exg95rfZw Unless you were an eagle-eared … Continue reading 10 of the Best: More Brilliant Songs You’ve Probably Never Heard