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Take Offs and Landings. Or Guy Garvey helped me through two break ups

In 2014, an almost 8 year relationship ended for me. I was 24. He dumped my stuff unceremoniously on the doorstep the next weekend, when he knew I was not going to be at home. 629 more words


Music Monday

I’ve been obsessed with this song, particularly this version, for the better part of a month now. It got me through finals and the end of my semester in Italy, and two weeks’ traveling through Italy and Germany afterwards as an emotional wreck because I’d had to say goodbye to my friends and my girlfriend. 27 more words

Opinion is Free: Why Guy Garvey is a legend in his own right

It was during a summer holiday in Rhyl when as a young boy my mum put on the first album she had bought since Coldplay’s, Parachutes. 706 more words


Elbow--The Loneliness of a Tower Crane Driver

I know I just touched on Elbow last week with a mini weekend post, but it’s time to revisit them in full.  Often painfully lumped in with Coldplay, Elbow are experimental and accomplished in a way  that other English bands of their ilk rarely are.   209 more words


news from the workshop: hibiscus

I’ve been working hard on a commission for the past few days. My customer had seen and liked my poppy earrings, but wanted a pair featuring Hawaiian flowers. 307 more words


Elbow--Independent Women

Another gem from the Live Lounge, one of the weirdest and most wonderful covers in existence sees Elbow taking on Destiny’s Child.  Bet you  never thought you’d hear a Northern, pub-ed up version of Independent Woman, did you?   40 more words