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Bring me sunshine (without any short fat hairy legs)

Advantages: Commercial and radio-friendly, yet still inventive
Disadvantages: With its musical structure, some might regard it as a tad pretentious

Released in January 1978, ‘Mr Blue Sky’ was not recorded as a single, but as the last part of a four-song suite on the 1977 double album ‘Out of the Blue’. Moreover, when extracted for single release, it did not become the highest-charting of their caree ...

JOHNV 22.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Mr. Blue Sky - Electric Light Orchestra (Single)

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The Haunting

Advantages: piercingly original beautiful haunting song
Disadvantages: so perfect it makes everything else seem weak

"It had to be the single. To me it was the only one." January 1978 saw the release of one of the most unusual singles ever to hit the British charts. The first of many 'firsts', her debut, 'Wuthering Heights' made nineteen year old Kate Bush the fi ...

noodlebutty 16.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush (Single)

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Have It!

Advantages: A couple of well performed songs, with money going to charity
Disadvantages: Only the two song and may be a one off

When I was younger, I always dreamed of being some kind of rock star and owning a really nice sports car with all the money I made. As I got older, I realised this wasn’t about to happen, so I put that dream aside. But some manage to keep it alive and t ...

Soho_Black 24.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Have 'Em In The Chorus - Geoff Leppard

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Almost like 'Animal Farm' set to music

Advantages: Lyrically and musically a tour de force
Disadvantages: It proved a very hard record to follow up

By 1971, The Who had released several very powerful and usually successful singles, to say nothing of albums and the rock opera ‘Tommy’. Early that year their songwriter and guitarist Pete Townshend planned to deliver what he intended to be their masters ...

JOHNV 06.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who (Single)

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Might be too strong for some, but I love it.

Advantages: Best track on the album, most exciting track of 2011 so far.
Disadvantages: None from me but it maybe too screechy and fast paced for some.

...In The Middle Of The Night is a song from Dutch rockers, Within Temptation. It's the third track from their fifth and critically acclaimed album, The Unforgiven. The group have always been one known for versatility, they changed their styles with every al ...

CGholy 13.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Within Temptation - Middle Of The Night

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