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2017 – A Year in Music

I say the same about every year – it’s been brilliant. Because every year is briiliant. You read all this stuff about indie, for example, going through a rubbish time. But if you actually listen to it, listen to BBC … Continue reading

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U2 at Twickenham Stadium, 9 July 2017

On Sunday we went down to Twickenham to see one of the world’s greatest bands play a show that featured one of the world’s greatest albums. U2 playing the “Joshua Tree”.  An album which is 30 years old this year. … Continue reading

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U2 at the O2 Arena, 30 October 2015

On Friday, still a bit jet-lagged, after arriving back from New York at nine that morning, I went to see U2 at the O2 arena, aka the Dome. I’d had tickets for the Tuesday, but gave them away after I … 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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Have You Heard? – (55) “Songs Of Innocence” by U2

So a couple of weeks ago, U2 surprised us all by releasing a new album “Songs Of Innocence” exclusively on iTunes. This surprise release is becoming a bit of thing with big-selling artists. I think Beyonce did it, and just … Continue reading

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Scenes from Berlin – 07

I had to go and see the “Zoo Station” while in Berlin. It was the opening track of U2’s brilliant album “Achtung Baby”, which was partly recorded in the Hansa studios. I wasn’t expecting much, just maybe some iconic scenes. … Continue reading

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Still in love with U2

Two things prompted this piece.  First I’m in the middle of writing about U2 for my book. Second, I read on an NME website post that Bono has been apologising about the band’s performance at Glastonbury, saying that amongst other … Continue reading

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