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Phil’s Top 100 Music Singles of 2013: #60 – #41

With forty songs already covered, let’s get into the top sixty, with numbers 60 through to 41. 60. Bellowhead – ‘Roll The Woodpile Down’ (Released: February, didn’t chart) Around for the best part of a decade, this second single from their ‘Broadside’ album grabbed my attention with its catchy folk-indie-pop vibe that fitted neatly onto […]

Arctic Monkeys single

This Week’s New Single Releases (8th December 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Amber Run – ‘Heaven’ Avicii meets Mumford and Sons meets Autotune in this cross pollination of genres. A slow burner, taking half of its running time to even touch on its chorus, fans of Coldplay and similar indie bands will seek refuge […]

Shangri La Jake Bugg album

This Week’s New Single Releases (29th September 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Austin Mahone – ‘What About Love’ You know when your media player of choice stutters and you get that awful stuck sound? Well here it is matched up with the sound of an angry wasp and a thumping bass, to back up […]

Bezerk Eminem single

This Week’s New Single Releases (8th September 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Biffy Clyro – ‘Victory Over The Sun (EP)’ The title track of Biffy Clyro’s latest EP sees them at their gloomy best, at least for the first ninety seconds before it flicks up the pace to ‘The Captain’ levels. There is a […]

Top 100 Songs of 2012 – part 2

Part 2 of Philip Lickley’s run-down of his favourite 100 songs of 2012… Top 100 Songs of 2012 – Part 2 It’s time to continue my countdown of my favourite songs of the year as we head towards the half way point. Have you seen your favourites yet? 75. Nicola Roberts – Yo-Yo Released: 6th […]

Katy Perry ‘Teenage Dream’ – Album Review

Katy Perry – Teenage Dream Poor old Katy Perry.  Just two years ago the wholesome looking girl-next-door was deemed a cutting-edge, transgressive pop princess just by suggesting she liked kissing girls.  Now, post-Gaga, she has had to resort to donning whipped cream spewing bras, a host of coloured wigs and ever revealing outfits just to […]