Snap

Another Scottish band; Another 1989 album. Anyone? Readers of yesterday's post will perhaps agree with me that it is an interesting coincidence to have together in my iPhone listings two bands beginning with D, both from Scotland, with their main albums having been released in 1989. Today's is, of course, del Amitri with Waking Hours.…

Marmite

In Britain, there is one iconic product which is synonymous with the concept of either loving or hating something: Is this known about in other countries?  I know that Vegemite is the Australian equivalent.  Does it inspire the same extreme views? My impression of today's band, Coldplay, is that it is a kind of Marmite…