Interesting read, my grip on my chair always tightens when I hear “interview”
The title track and it’s bombing lyrical content is worrying, not that I don’t feel things like that should be avoided in music, but we know how easy people like to add fuel to the fire. I do hope it’s tasteful (if...
Masterful song, well positioned as the b-side to “Dagenham Dave” both songs telling the two sides of the working class coin - one, cheeky chappy, jokey on the surface level, the other, deeper and more grounded in inescapable reality
I for one do think it’s something he would have said 20 years prior, he’s always had that bit of cheeky “carry on” humour which has mixed results when paired with such emotive vulnerability - “some girls” “dear god, please help me” “Alsatian cousin”
Good grief, she needs to give it a rest.
Surely at some point you would look back at your work as a writer, and realise you’ve only ever written about one bloody subject, and not even in the long and time resistant format of a book or critics essay - just blog post after blog post!
One of his most underrated 21st century tunes for me - the production is beautiful, wistful and the lyrics (yes even “explosive kegs) are fantastic.
“And I am so very tired, of doing the right thing”
who hasn’t ever felt like that?
Great tune, not on replay often due to it’s length for me but I was happy Moz did something different, I initially wished there was more to the lyrics than what there is but I’m not particularly bothered now. It’s got some groove and funk to it, and it’s playful rather than spiteful as Moz has...
Can see why it divides opinion, but I do like the song very much. As some have said, it has a gorgeous floating quality and the guitar I find lovely. The lyrics, whilst certainly clumsy, I personally don’t find racist or bigoted - but then again, my background is not Bengali, so my testimony can...
1: My Love, I’d Do Anything For You
2: These Things Take Time
3: What Kind of People Live in These Houses?
5: Morning Starship
6: We’ll Let You Know
7: Once I Saw The River Clean
8: My Love Life
9: There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
10: Spent The Day In Bed
11: The Loop
A Swallow on My Neck
I Know Very Well How I Got My Name
Nobody Loves Us
Black Eyed Susan
Dear God, Please Help Me
Lifeguard Sleeping, Girl Drowning
My Love, Id Do Anything For You
Then again, neither mine nor Dodders list matter much, being personal opinion
Does she ever write about anything other than Moz?
The choice of song is personal ofcourse but I disagree with many, and can’t find many compelling arguments in her writing to sway me otherwise.
Still, best of luck to her