I don’t sing (much). I don’t play an instrument. But all my co-writers do. So I’m feeling their pain, to a degree. […]
No Time to Die: what do the words mean?
As I’m writing this, Billie Eilish’s theme song for the new James Bond movie has been out all of 14 hours. So I […]
RIP: Scott Walker
From Walker Brothers star to creative powerhouse The American singer Scott Walker has died at the age of 76 according to 4AD, […]
Ukraine’s Eurovision entry “Siren Song” is not going to Tel Aviv
Is politics or cash behind Ukraine’s Eurovision decision? Pop phenomenon Maruv will not represent Ukraine at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in […]
Ravel’s Bolero back from the dead?
Although no lyrics are involved, I can’t resist talking about this classic case of copyright shenanigans 😉 You’d think that Ravel’s Bolero […]
RIP: Charles Aznavour
The death of Charles Aznavour in late September 2018 is not a tragedy because of his age; it is a tragedy because he was so good at doing what he did.