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Friday Jukebox: Never Too Much

I think you could make a pretty strong case for Never Too Much from Luther Vandross being the perfect pop song. The best pop music is rooted in soul, soul in the broadest sense of the word. Pop music should be catchy, make your day better, but it also needs to be underpinned by something more, something impossible to properly define, yet you know it when you hear it. There needs to be an otherness, a magic. Read the rest of this entry »

Friday Jukebox: Something in 4/4 Time

Daryl Hall, one half of soft rock/yacht rock/generally smooth guys Hall and Oates, gets together with King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp in 1977 and records a weird, sonically challenging album. RCA Records shelve the album, as while it is pretty catchy, it is also strange enough to potentially scare off the legions of Hall and Oates fans. The album, Sacred Songs, is finally released in 1980. And there’s your context. Read the rest of this entry »

Reader, I Married Her

Couple at weddingSo, a little over a week ago I got married. I’m not entirely sure my writing can do justice to the day.  It is so easy to fall into clichés, as it was the best day of my life, it did go far too quickly and I am so, so very happy to have married the love of my life. Read the rest of this entry »