Tag: David Bowie

Music

TV made the soundtrack star

You may not even realise it, but a TV soundtrack has the ability to make or break a series. A good one can be the icing on the cake, but if the series is already average at best, a TV soundtrack that fails to compliment the various moods and storylines within, can turn it into…

Film

The Man Who Fell to Earth… rather intentionally

The Man Who Fell to Earth poses one of the most terrifying thoughts: despite being one of the most advanced species, having fixed things from cancer to clean power, you can’t stop your planet from dying. It’s up there with immortality, which in some sense is the same thing. The Man Who Fell to Earth…

Music

Best albums of 2016

Blackstar – David BowieDavid Bowie’s swan song Blackstar is the best album of his career, let alone of 2016!  Blackstar sees Bowie facing his own mortality, and the result is a moving forty-minute tribute to his career. ‘Lazarus’ is an example of genius both musically and lyrically. This Starman’s music will live on eternally. – Claud…

Music

The Mercury Prize: Shortlisted

Dan Jeakins lists the albums shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Mercury Prize following the award’s announcement earlier today. But who’s got more of a shot of claiming music’s most sought-over title in the UK and Ireland?  The Front-Runners Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool Thom Yorke and co have never won the Mercury Prize –…

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