In the Mood for Love

Monday, 11 February 2008, 14:11 | Category : Uncategorized
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Regular readers of this blog may also be readers of Song by Toad. If not, you really should check out Matthew’s excellent blog. This is general advice, but especially just now as he’s just finished a great series on soundtracks. My motives for mentioning this are partisan, because I contributed an piece to the series [...]

Laura Marling – Alas, I Cannot Swim

Monday, 11 February 2008, 14:07 | Category : Uncategorized
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In all the hype and clamour around Adele and Duffy at the start of the year, it was easy to miss another young blond singer-songwriter, even although she did sneak in at number 14 on that BBC poll. It’s possible that Laura Marling doesn’t have the ‘natural’ star appeal of the big two, and she [...]