Here follows a list of albums to download (for my own use, really):
The Good, The Bad and The Queen – Self-titled. I wasn’t very impressed with their previous three-song release – Herculean – but I’m generally a fan of Damon Albarn’s work. They’re worth a second shot.
Norah Jones – Not too Late. I’m not a huge fan of Jones, but downloading is freeness and therefore I’m in. She’s good to read to, I’ve found.
The Hold Steady – Boys and Girls in America. I’m never sure how to describe the Hold Steady apart from to note that they’re good and honest rock and roll. And I suppose that’s as good a reason as any to give their third album a good listen.
The View – Hats of to the Buskers. The last thing the Pod needs, frankly, is another Young Generic Indie Guitar Band, but I can’t resist the temptation (again, see freeness). I think I’ve heard two tracks from this crowd on Jo – I Love Everyone and Think Every Single Song in the World is Magic and Brilliant – Wiley’s Radio 1 show and I didn’t like either of them, but at least I’ll know for sure when I’ve listened to the album in full. The ‘Libertines-inspired’ comment in Q isn’t the best recommendation they could have, though, I’m sure.
That’s it for now, I think. It’s a slow month, I dare say.
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I skivved off the office today. I really do have the best ‘job’ in the world. I worked at home, though. Honest, guv!