SONG OF THE WEEK: Sweet Talker by Years & Years with Galantis (Friday 17 December 2021)

By Neil Durham

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

Welcome to the 6th single of 2021 by a solo Olly Alexander performing as Years & Years which tees up perfectly the band’s 3rd album Night Call, out 21 January 2022.

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SONG OF THE MONTH: The Best Mistakes by The Divine Comedy (December 2021)

By Neil Durham

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

It’s quite the feat for a band that has been releasing records for 4 decades to put out a new single that sounds both quintessentially them but also with an understanding of what made supergroup ABBA’s return to the fold this year such a thrill.

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SONG OF THE WEEK: What I Want You To Do by Stine Bramsen (Week beginning 17 October 2021)

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

Last night Danish pop band Alphabeat played their final gig in Greve as lead singer Stine Bramsen relaunches her solo career with this authentic pop gem that reminds these ears of a more muscular attempt at something as stellar as Adele’s Rolling In The Deep.

  • Read on for reasons including how and where to Bramsen play her new songs live in November 2021
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SONG OF THE WEEK: The Wrecking Crew by EYJAA (week beginning 11 October 2021)

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

Danish/Icelandic duo EYJAA – Sara and Brynja – aren’t happy but have produced a chorus that is to die for: ”5am hurt is a habit, too late for happy thoughts, feeling a day’s worth of damage and here comes The Wrecking Crew. F*ck trying to make sense of sadness before it makes sense of me, love is as simple as madness and here comes The Wrecking Crew.’

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