I tried and failed to limit this list to 10. Even fifteen was difficult because, as far as I’m concerned, it’s been a very good year for music: fine new songs by old favourites and bands entirely new to me. And I’m aware that there are some I know I’m going to love but haven’t … More Top 15 Songs 2011
I’ve been listening to this song a lot over the last week. It’s ‘Blood and Fire’ by Niney the Observer and although it’s a good song in its own right, there’s an added interest for me because PJ Harvey sampled it in one of the best songs on her latest album, Let England Shake. Well that … More An unlikely music chain.
The second preview from the forthcoming album (the first was Written on the Forehead) and another good sign that Let England Shake will be worth the wait.
We still have more than two months to wait until the fabulous PJ Harvey releases her new album, but a taste of what’s in store for us has appeared on SoundCloud. It’s fantastic – I’ve just listened to it six times in a row! Judge for yourself by clicking play below.