Sunday
Sep042016

Raised by wolves and other beasts...

Bros, Wolf Alice

Tuesday
Jul262016

I'll lay down this bottle of wine, if you'll just be kind to me

Ray LaMontagne, Hannah, from the album Trouble which I have taken as evidence that God was punishing me and has now relented, by keeping yet another astonishing album from me for twelve whole years.

Sunday
May082016

Men of Harlech

I finished Lee Child's 'Killing Floor' this morning and from then until now I've had 'Men of Harlech' and the word 'jumper de-bobbler' going around in my head. Very strange.

Sunday
Apr172016

Strange and Gauzy Threads

Monday
Mar142016

Young Americans

What qualifies as an earworm for these posts? Any tune that comes into my head and starts playing itself with no obvious source. So if I heard it on the radio over the weekend, or someone was humming it, or it has some real context in my daily life then it's not an earworm.