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Music

Favourite artist of all time

  • Pink Floyd

Favourite track(s) of all time

  • Mother, Pink Floyd
  • Nobody Home, Pink Floyd
  • Red Red Wine (live), Neil Diamond (Headphones on!)

Recent discoveries

  • Robyn Hitchcock – Luckiness from Propellor Time is my fav (2010)
  • Muse – A mix of Queen, Radiohead, Pendulum vocals plus their own uniqueness and creative bravity (August 2009 or whatever the date in my Tweet)

Artists

  • Pink Floyd
  • Elbow
  • Neil Diamond
  • Brian Eno
  • The Strokes
  • Leonard Cohen
  • Sky
  • ELO
  • The Beatles
  • Muse (Recent)

Albums

  • Resistance, Muse (2009)
  • The Wall, Pink Floyd
  • Oxygene, Jean-Michel Jarre

Tracks

  • Lucy in the Sky of Diamonds, The Beatles (first song I ever consciously heard after ‘discovering’ music. When and where did YOU first discover and become concious of music?)
  • Propane Nightmares, Pendulum
  • Electricityscape, The Strokes
  • Forget Myself, Elbow
  • Station Approach, Elbow (Blew me away when I first heard it. Almost went into top track of all time list, above.)
  • Hold On Tight, ELO (The chorus in French really gets me going when in a confident work mood!)
  • Guiding Light, Muse
  • Aerology, Jean-Michel Jarre
  • Laid, James
  • Boys Keep Swinging, David Bowie (Fantastic rhythm)
  • Grace, Supergrass

Genres

  • Rock and Roll
  • R&B
  • D&B
  • B&B (with full English, please!) Ho ho!
  • Ambient (A spoon of Lemon Jelly on the side is nice)
  • The less depressive contemporary British rock/new wave or whatever you’re supposed to call it!

Movies

  • Ghost (Humor, scene with Demi Moore wiping the moisture on the door/window or something)
  • The Fugitive with Harrison Ford (Excellent acting, action and morals – sadly, nothing like this happens in real life! Where are heroes when you need them?)
  • 2001 A Space Odyssey
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Fletch
  • Mrs. Doubtfire (Scene in kitchen with probation officer is my fave of all time)
  • District 9
  • Planes, Trains & Automobiles
  • The Mask (Am a major Jim Carrey fan – and of course, discovered Cameron Diaz along the way!)
  • Three Colours (Trilogy) with Juliette Binoche

News

  • GSK do the right thing
    • © The Guardian, 14th February 2009
  • The Tories fight back, with common sense
    • © The Daily Telegraph, Monday 17th November 2008
  • Finally, the man gets it!
    • © The Daily Telegraph, Monday 27th October 2008
  • Government to discourage fast food outlets near schools and other locations children frequent
    • © The Guardian, 21st October 2008
  • Coal Power Station protestors cleared
    • © The Independent, 11th September 2008
  • Sahara sunlight could power Europe
    • © The Guardian, 23rd July 2008

Written by Oflife

July 23, 2008 at 10:53 am

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