Tag: Orange Juice

ANTHONY REYNOLDS – Song For Ewe

“It’s rare a song can get away with using ‘Thee’ in the lyric but because James is a Rum soaked, landlocked sailor it doesn’t sound naff. Then you’ve got the temp changes. It’s a song that’s aware of itself, it’s not just chugging along. Eyes wide open. The guitar solo echoes the vocal melody. Corny but great. The harmonies. I imagine this is what early Orange Juice sounded like? (I’ve never listened). It’s a rush.”

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HAIRBAND – Lucky 7

“Punk rock changed our lives!” Minutemen were all about promoting how everyone, no matter their background or ability should have access to playing and watching live music (We Jam Econo is one of the best ever music docs!) and this is something which we are so lucky to have in Glasgow: A real community and second family!

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BAND OF HOLY JOY – Lucky 7

“Forgive me for wanting to avoid any noise hubris and debris in this play list of songs and opt for the graceful sensibility but the present over kill of post truth ugliness and Trumptown alternative reality prickery has me yearning for a nicely measured touch of charm humility and sentiment tonight.”

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