is one of Britain’s best, most surprising, and uncompromising singer-songwriters. Her songs are always intricately spun and her sentiments heavy with everyday poetry, but the delicacy of her voice has too often been equated with sweetness, and the depth of dark waters in her work are ignored. The Liverpudlian’s second album was nominated for a Mercury prize.
«The Quickening» was released in February 2010 on One Little Indian.
But only if I breakdance at the same time.
That 3/4 waltz is good for swishing around.
The first record or the second one... Anything they do is good.
All of the whole album. Some albums are just a whole and can only be listened to like that.
Played by Gilles Peterson. So great to dance to.
Do you get the joke? To show your bum in Enland is called «mooning».
I have always loved The Kinks with their dirty guitars and great songs. They are so English.
When there is hate in me I want to hear it in someone else.
Really loud and with doors open.
I don’t jog.
It's what I walked down the aisle to.
Silence... for concentration!
She is probably one of the best lyricists alive today. She is underated as all women writers are!
Anything off this LP. Just not the one where the kids are screaming.
He is like reading a book or poetry. It's a meditation to listen to him and his words. His songs are carved and crafted and you can sit inside them.
When I got married I walked out of the room to this song. Whoever doesn't like Nina Simone has no soul.
She can make it rain in my head.
I used to listen to it to give me the courage to face the bullies.
All three records by Nick Drake were on most of the time I was falling in love... I fall in love slowly.
I bought it for 20p in a jumble sale.