Gothic Rock

‘Pornography’ (1982) – The Cure

Fuelled by festering self-hate and copious doses of LSD, ‘Pornography’ is The Cure’s depressingly oppressive masterpiece. It’s an interesting album in terms of the reception it has received: when first released in 1982, it didn’t receive many favourable reviews. It was one of those albums that seemed to be ahead of its time. Nowadays, it’s… Continue reading ‘Pornography’ (1982) – The Cure


A Few Tunes That Are Stuck In My Head: March

‘Lotus Flower’ – Radiohead Call me cheeky for including this when it already appeared on my ‘Top 20 Radiohead Songs’ post but thought I’d put it in here as well to emphasise just how ridiculously catchy that chorus is: ‘Just to see whaaaat if!’ Still pissed I couldn’t get tickets!     ‘Mr Soul’ – Neil… Continue reading A Few Tunes That Are Stuck In My Head: March

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Top 20 Radiohead Songs

20.  How To Disappear Completely (Kid A) Yorke wrote this as a reaction to touring OK Computer to death. The lyrics are certainly tinged with a heavy sense of fatigue and weariness that’s offset somewhat by the eerie, heaving beauty of those orchestral strings.     I Might Be Wrong (Amnesiac) This one packs a cracking, raw,… Continue reading Top 20 Radiohead Songs