Tag Archives: Oasis

Sometimes…..

15 Jun

Say what you will about Liam vs. Noel, twitter battles, old farts making music, lad rock, past glories, past primes, leather jackets on 51 year olds, a woman playing scissors in a band, etc. etc. etc. etc. etc. etc.

Say what you will. I don’t care.

Because sometimes a good song is just a good song. And sometimes the blues means more than life and it breaks your heart. And sometimes, nearly every time, Noel Gallagher writes amazing b-sides. And sometimes amazing fans of music whose first language is Spanish memorize a random brand new song in English and sing it back to the Chief, and goosebumps ensue, because the world is awesome and the power of music is awesome.

 

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They still make music videos?

26 Jul

They sure do. But who watches them anymore? I used to sit and devour the video countdown show in the late 90s every week. It was a great time for the music video – millions of dollars of one-up-manship,  battles with armadas of flying helicoptersfireworks and sabotage.  They sure don’t make it like that anymore, but I enjoyed this considerably understated return to form by the latest greatest British rock band hope, Catfish and the Bottlemen (seriously fellas, can you conquer the world with a name like that?). Anytime you can have Ewan McGregor aka Obi Wan aka The Trainspotter along for the ride, bottoms up! Enjoy.