Wednesday’s Mid-Week Slump Song – Real by Years & Years

In 2010 two friends formed a band called Years & Years, never knowing that they, and Olly Alexander, would become one the most defining pop bands of 2010's. Their album is still, three years on, one of my favourites and this track is one my favourites from it. To listen to Real, click below... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3T2RnTBp_4

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Monday’s Get-Going Song – Honey Sweet by Blossoms

Hi, again! So last week was the Mercury Awards 2017 and if you didn't see who won check out my blog from Friday, but this track comes from one of the 12 nominated albums Blossoms by Blossoms. To listen to Honey Sweet...  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbTmNXbH_Rs The Stockport quintet formed in 2013 and have gone on to have an absolutely AMAZING 2016-17. In 2015 they …

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Sampha Wins The Mercury Prize 2017

Last night it was announced who the winner of the Mercury Prize 2017 was, and the winner thoroughly deserved it. Sampha overtook 11 other nominees to win the award for his extraordinary debut Process. The other nominees included Ed Sheeran, Loyle Carner, The XX, alt-j and favourites Glass Animals and Kate Tempest. Sampha was awarded the Mercury Prize …

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Monday’s Get-Going Song – Too Good At Goodbyes by Sam Smith

On Friday, after 2 years away, Smh Smith released his new single! After 2 years away everyone was expecting something amazing and he delivered, click below to listen to the  new single Too Good At Goodbyes ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_ub7Etch2U Now some of you may not be familiar with Sam Smith but for those of you not let me …

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Nick Mulvey ‘Wake Up Now’ Review

Favourite Songs: Unconditional, Imogen, Remembering, Mountain To Move, Infinite Trees Least Favourite Songs: When The Body Is Gone, Lullaby In 2011 English singer-songwriter Nick Mulvey left Portico Quartet to pursue a solo career and I think that was one of the best he could have made! His second album Wake Up Now is a much needed voice of protest in times of turbulence, the influence of …

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New Music Friday – Catherine McGrath

Once again we all made it to the end of the week, insert round of applause and cheering (yaayy!). To celebrate I have found a really brilliant country artist who has gbot an amazing voice, to listen to her single Hell Would Have To Freeze Over click below... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNnhPp5-lF0 Hailing from Northern Ireland Catherine McGrath has proved that not …

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Wednesday’s Mid-Week Slump Song – Dew On The Vine by Bear’s Den

Hello again! So for the second time this week I have chosen a band with bear in their name (some sort of weird theme for this week, perhaps?) T listen to today's track click below ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5oesLHvkgc In 2012  Andrew Davie, Kevin Jones and Joey Haynes got together and formed what is now known as Bear's …

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Monday’s Get-Going Song – Lion’s Heart by Eliza and the Bear

Eliza and the Bear are one the best folk-pop bands in existence and their music is a guaranteed pick-me up whenever you need it, hence why they're my choice for today's track. Lion's Heart is such a good track to show why I love them so much and you can listen below... (by the way if …

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