Monthly Archives: February 2011

Album Review: Heather Nova – South (2001)


Heather Nova’s fourth full length studio album “South” is another collection of superbly written, sung and arranged songs from an artist that surely deserves a wider audience. Maybe that was the record companies way of thinking too as this set … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Frankie Miller – Highlife (1974)


After Frankie Miller had recorded his debut album “Once in a Blue Moon”, with pub rockers Brinsley Schwartz, record company Chrysalis decided that what he really needed to bring out the best in his talents was a producer. Miller suggested … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Robert Plant – Fate of Nations (1993)


Primarily recorded at RAK Studios during the back end of 1992 and early 1993 “Fate of Nations” was Robert Plant’s sixth solo outing and remains his most Zeppelin like solo record. In fact it is difficult not to argue that … Continue reading

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Album Review: Genesis – A Trick of the Tail (1976)


When Peter Gabriel departed Genesis in 1975, thus ending for many ‘the classic years of Genesis’, the remaining members auditioned as many as 400 replacements before opting for already incumbent drummer Phil Collins as the groups new vocalist. Collins vocal … Continue reading

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Album Review: Jonathan Edwards – Jonathan Edwards (1971)


Jonathan Edwards is another one of those artists I discovered by accident. Basically I bought a record collection off an antique dealer friend of mine who didn’t really know what to do with it. Everything I hadn’t got that looked … Continue reading

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Album Review: Gary Moore – Corridors of Power (1982)


Just heard the very sad news that Gary Moore died earlier today. A great guitarist and songwriter who always put on a good live show every timeĀ I saw him. This is my only published review of any of Gary’s solo … Continue reading

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Album Review: Eddie & The Hot Rods – Life On The Line (1977)


This is one of those odd items in my collection. Not odd because the music is odd or bad but odd because it is the only album by this artist that I own. Being something of a completist this is … Continue reading

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