Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Devlins – Almost Made You Smile


Happy New Year to you all, glad to see the back of this one to be fair, not my favourite year, thanks for following me around the internet, i leave you in 2013 with one of my favourite songs of all time, I never tire of hearing it, am in fact listening to it as I type. Now all I’ve got to do is avoid Jools Holland gurning!

01 – Almost Made You Smile
02 – Electric Storms
03 – I Forgot (What Love Is For

The Devlins

The DevlinsWikipedia: The Devlins are an alternative rock band originating from Dublin, Ireland.


Sultans Of Ping – Veronica


01 – Veronica (7” version)
02 – Teenage Vampire
03 – Riot At The Sheepdog Trials (Guest Vocals- Jimbo)

Sultans Of Ping


Bell X1 – Tongue


01 – Tongue
02 – I’ll See Your Heart & I’ll Raise You Mine (Live)
03 – U In The Stars


Bell X1

Kirsty MacColl – Electric Landlady


Been setting up new PC today and have almost got it sorted, though am not overly keen on windows 8!! It’s taken me a while to sort out EAC, not quite there yet, so what you see is what you get. A few tweaks and should be there.

01 – Walking Down Madison
02 – All I Ever Wanted
03 – Children Of The Revolution
04 – Halloween
05 – My Affair
06 – Lying Down
07 – He Never Mentioned Love
08 – We’ll Never Pass This Way Again
09 – The Hardest Word
10 – Maybe It’s Imaginary
11 – My Way Home
12 – The One And Only

Kirsty MacColl – Electric Landlady

Liz Phair – Exile In Guyville


01 – 6’1”
02 – Help Me Mary
03 – Glory
04 – Dance Of The Seven Veils
05 – Never Said
06 – Soap Star Joe
07 – Explain It To Me
08 – Canary
09 – Mesmerizing
10 – Fuck And Run
11 – Girls! Girls! Girls!
12 – Divorce Song
13 – Shatter
14 – Flower
15 – Johnny Sunshine
16 – Gunshy
17 – Stratford-on-Guy
18 – Strange Loop

Liz Phair

Michelle Shocked – Short Sharp Shocked


01 – When I Grow Up
02 – Hello Hopeville
03 – Memories of East Texas
04 – (Making the Run to) Gladewater
05 – Graffiti Limbo
06 – If Love Was a Train
07 – Anchorage
08 – The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore
09 – V.F.D.
10 – Black Widow
11 – Fog Town

Michelle Shocked


Hothouse Flowers – An Emotional Time (CD1)



Missed out on 2 disc Tuesday this week so here’s a Hothouse Flowers special featuring all the the singles from the aptly named ” The Singles”  box. Hope you all had a great Christmas.

01 – An Emotional Time
02 – Air From The Hills
03 – Banished Misfortune
04 – Let The Rhythm Take You Home

Hothouse Flowers

Hothouse Flowers – An Emotional Time (CD2)


01 – An Emotional Time
02 – The Seasons Wheels
03 – Help Us Make Our Peace
04 – Song Of Ecuador

Hothouse Flowers

Hothouse Flowers – One Tongue (CD1)


01 – One Tongue
02 – Carry On
03 – Thank You For Everything
04 – The Rebel

Hothouse Flowers

Hothouse Flowers – One Tongue (CD2)


01 – One Tongue
02 – Same Song
03 – Wish You Everything
04 – The Rain

Hothouse Flowers


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