Tag Archives: Sharon van Etten

Sharon van Etten at the Roundhouse, 26 March 2019

Sharon van Etten was back in London after a break of four years, during which time she has been acting and having her first child amongst other things. Big things, life-changing things then. I saw her at the Shepherd’s Bush … Continue reading

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My Top Twenty – Most played songs on iTunes/iPod

I’ve compiled plenty of lists of favourites in the past – top tens, twenties, hundred albums, even a 200 tunes. But do they actually represent what I listen to most? I thought I’d  sort my iTunes by “plays” and see. … Continue reading

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My Top Ten – Albums of 2015

It’s that time of year when it has to be done – my top ten albums of 2015! I had more candidates this year than in previous ones, as I’ve spent a lot of time listening BBC 6 Music and … Continue reading

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My Top Thirteen – Reflective Songs for a Summer Evening

This was meant to be a ten, but I just couldn’t leave any of the songs out. In the same series though. They are songs with their roots in folk, but few would be classified purely as folk. They are … Continue reading

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Sharon van Etten at the O2 Empire, Shepherd’s Bush

This was a concert that I’ve been looking forward to for a long time. I first became aware of Sharon van Etten when she released her album, “Tramp” in 2012. At the time I played it a few times, but … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (59) ” Give Out” by Sharon van Etten

“Give Out” is a track on Sharon van Etten’s 2012 album, “Tramp” and right now it is my new favourite song.  Has been since I had that week off at the beginning of the New Year, when I walked around … Continue reading

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My Top Ten – Albums of 2014

So, after much head scratching, here’s my Top Ten of 2014. The hardest choice was between one and two. I thought about equal 1st, but decided that was a cop out. More after the list. 1. Royal Blood – Royal … Continue reading

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