The Individualist – Digressions, Dreams & Dissertations Todd Rundgren CLEOPATRA; First edition When I first heard Something/Anything? it blew my mind. It still does actually. Regularly. I knew about Todd Rundgren the guitarist and producer – with credits ranging from Meat Loaf and XTC through to creating the score for the movie Dumb and Dumber…but I had never heard any […]
Next time you’re worried about the cultural diversity in your life, remember, everything and everyone in your dreams is YOU. You are the world as you see it – the world exists only for you – and only as and when and where you do. Pleasant dreams, y’all!
Christine McVie believes it was her estranged husband John who made the call that the new record Fleetwood Mac was creating sounded like “a bunch of rumours”. And so, Rumours was what it was called. Rumours came into my life when I was about 11 years old; by that stage it had been out a decade […]
Half of the people can be part right all of the time Some of the people can be all right part of the time But all of the people can’t be all right all of the time I think Abraham Lincoln said that “I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in […]
1/ I’m playing drums for Peter Frampton – all I’m interested in doing is playing the bit where it’s just hi-hat as the crowd goes nuts waiting for Frampton’s guitar to do all the talking…but Pete has a change of heart, decides the new drummer (ie: Me) isn’t up for the job. He decides to […]
Humor Stanley Donwood Faber & Faber Stanley Donwood is an artist – known in pop-culture terms for his work with Radiohead, creating their album covers and posters across the last 20 years. This book takes pieces he first wrote 20 years ago and places them all in a line (where previously they’d been distributed by […]
Fleetwood Mac Rumours: 35th Anniversary Edition Warners The album remains a revelation to me – and it’s not even my favourite Fleetwood Mac record; I prefer Tusk and many of the pre-Buckingham/Nicks albums/line-ups. But I do love Rumours. And I have the feeling that even people who don’t (want to) like Rumours possibly own it, […]