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I'm gonna watch the blue birds fly over my shoulder

“Candy Says” har været min yndlingssang i ti år, fordi den er så smuk. Lou Reed fra Velvet Underground skrev den til bandets selvbetitlede album fra 1969, som bliver genoptrykt på vinyl snart. 71 more words

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Who’s The Dummy?

I’ve been listening to the original 10-track version of Portishead’s astonishing debut album Dummy (1994) for nearly twenty years now*… but I didn’t realise until this very morning that the CD was later re-released with an eleventh track, titled “It’s A Fire”! 123 more words

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Happy Birthday, Beth Gibbons

In the mid-nineties, during the nascent stage of Trip-Hop, two bands emerged within the genre as innovators: Massive Attack and Portishead, and neither band were strictly beholden to what would become the genre’s tropes. 145 more words

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• Reviews in translation (Górecki-Gibbons)

Facebook friends will know that I posted last week about an unusual event at Warsaw’s Grand Theatre that was taking place on Saturday 29 November.  Here are my translations of two reviews that have since reached me (apologies for any linguistic infelicities).   1,850 more words

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