Singles Going Steady 32: Great Days of Sail

Monday, 16 March 2009, 15:15 | Category : Singles Going Steady
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Here’s a question. Have you ever heard of Great Days of Sail? I’m guessing probably not. This is easily one of the most obscure bands that are going to feature on this trawl through my old CD singles. I would never have heard of them either, apart from some championing by John Kennedy on Xfm [...]

Singles Going Steady 28: Groove Armada

Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 22:46 | Category : Singles Going Steady
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You may be surprised at this one. The song that launched a million crap chill-out compilations and soundracked a thousand adverts. What’s it doing here?
It’s pretty much just sentimental reasons, really. It’s actually quite a good song, at least I thought so back in ‘99, but over-familiarity and ad nauseum repetition have definitely bred contempt. [...]

Singles Going Steady 28: The Frank and Walters

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 0:12 | Category : Singles Going Steady
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Now this one takes me way back. The actual CD in my collection was acquired a few years back from a charity shop for literally pennies, but it was purchased on a silly wave of nostalgia with the heady days of the early 90s in mind.
Back in Glasgow in these days, my friend Andy and [...]

Singles going steady - the complete works

Wednesday, 9 January 2008, 13:11 | Category : Singles Going Steady
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This post is mainly for linkage purposes. Last March, I started a series called Singles Going Steady, which is a trawl through my CD single collection, before I box it up and consign it (most of it anyway), to the back of some cupboard in my house. Everyone knows that CD singles is a format [...]