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Forum: Music 01-07-2015, 14:32
Replies: 52
Views: 2,464
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Often it can be what they represent, I think. I'm...

Often it can be what they represent, I think. I'm in a minority of rabid Yoko Ono fans, to the point that I'm a member of a Facebook group consisting of her biggest long-time fans.

Of all the...
Forum: Music 29-06-2015, 00:10
Replies: 1,211
Views: 64,470
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Sparks have been on the cusp of mainstream and...

Sparks have been on the cusp of mainstream and avant-garde ever since the unexpected chart success of the 1974 album Kimono My House (and its singles "This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us" and...
Forum: Music 28-06-2015, 22:33
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Views: 64,470
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Collaborations Don't Work... or do they?! FFS...

Collaborations Don't Work... or do they?!

FFS with one of the performances of the festival. They're owning it out there.
Forum: Music 28-06-2015, 22:15
Replies: 1,211
Views: 64,470
Posted By pmw_hewitt
I think Emily Eavis said the headliners were...

I think Emily Eavis said the headliners were signed a while back, weren't they? If that's the case, I'm guessing Foo Fighters for... well that'd be 2018 as they've already said 2017 will be a fallow...
Forum: Music 28-06-2015, 22:02
Replies: 1,211
Views: 64,470
Posted By pmw_hewitt
I think The Rolling Stones were the first to do...

I think The Rolling Stones were the first to do it, a couple of years back? They tried to stop the BBC airing any of it at all, and it was eventually negotiated to 30 minutes or an hour, or whatever...
Forum: Music 28-06-2015, 21:44
Replies: 1,211
Views: 64,470
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Has anyone watched anything from the John Peel...

Has anyone watched anything from the John Peel Stage today? I've just put it on in anticipation of FFS, and there's hardly anybody left, which is rather unfortunate.
Forum: Music 28-06-2015, 19:00
Replies: 1,211
Views: 64,470
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Yeah, I'm looking forward to FFS, too. Their gigs...

Yeah, I'm looking forward to FFS, too. Their gigs together have actually been 95% original material with two or three of their older stuff each. I wouldn't be surprised if they only did This Town......
Forum: Music 28-06-2015, 18:31
Replies: 58
Views: 3,165
Posted By pmw_hewitt
It's interesting that The Who are headlining the...

It's interesting that The Who are headlining the Pyramid Stage the evening after Kanye West. I'm fairly sure they elicited an almost identical response back when they were young, fresh and...
Forum: Music 28-06-2015, 15:43
Replies: 1,211
Views: 64,470
Posted By pmw_hewitt
BBC website :) Has live streams of six stages.

BBC website :) Has live streams of six stages.
Forum: Music 28-06-2015, 15:37
Replies: 1,211
Views: 64,470
Posted By pmw_hewitt
The impression I got - though I'm probably...

The impression I got - though I'm probably reading way too much into it - was that it was related to his "greatest living rockstar" claim, which came about a minute after Bohemian Rhapsody. I think...
Forum: Music 23-06-2015, 00:50
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By pmw_hewitt
First/Last/Best/Worst/Dream gig

I love gig stories, primarily because I love gigs. Though my own gig tales are rather thin in the ground... So what were the first, most recent, best and worst gigs you've ever attended, and what...
Forum: Soaps 19-06-2015, 04:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,865
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Agreed. I don't think Les and Claudette are...

Agreed. I don't think Les and Claudette are having an affair at all. They're definitely up to something, though.
Forum: General Discussion 15-06-2015, 14:33
Replies: 129
Views: 3,987
Posted By pmw_hewitt
This is a fascinating thread. Languages are not...

This is a fascinating thread.

Languages are not something I take to naturally at all. I took no notice during French classes at school either, which was rather unfortunate in hindsight considering a...
Forum: Music 07-06-2015, 19:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By pmw_hewitt
I went to that "David Bowie Is..." exhibition in...

I went to that "David Bowie Is..." exhibition in Paris in April. As I was asking the hotel receptionist for the quickest route, he said "I went to the Bowie exhibition a few weeks ago, I walked in as...
Forum: Pets 01-06-2015, 16:56
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Is he a stray?

This question has probably been asked a thousand times already, but I did have a quick look online and couldn't find anything.

There's a young male cat I always see wandering around my street ever...
Forum: Music 29-05-2015, 18:15
Replies: 47
Views: 2,976
Posted By pmw_hewitt
I'd argue that the second album is the difficult...

I'd argue that the second album is the difficult one creatively, and the third is the difficult album commercially. If you have a successful first album, then barring disaster the second one will be...
Forum: Music 29-05-2015, 18:03
Replies: 48
Views: 1,561
Posted By pmw_hewitt
The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet...

The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground
Os Mutantes - Os Mutantes
The Madcap Laughs - Syd Barrett (if it counts?)
Queen - Queen
Horses - Patti Smith
Press Color - Lizzy...
Forum: Music 29-05-2015, 17:55
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Chronological order. The Madcap Laughs - Syd...

Chronological order.

The Madcap Laughs - Syd Barrett
Let It Be - The Beatles
Lola Versus Powerman & The Moneygoround - The Kinks
Loaded - The Velvet Underground
The Plastic Ono Band - John...
Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 24-05-2015, 15:07
Replies: 79
Views: 5,807
Posted By pmw_hewitt
I'm genuinely of the belief that the BBC have no...

I'm genuinely of the belief that the BBC have no desire whatsoever to win Eurovision - as far as they're concerned it's expensive enough funding it letting alone hosting it as well. It's not *that*...
Forum: Football 21-05-2015, 15:25
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By pmw_hewitt
A strange and incredibly risky move. Westley,...

A strange and incredibly risky move.

Westley, for all his faults and eccentricities, does have the ability of *eventually* getting things right, once he has a squad of players who have bought into...
Forum: Music 20-05-2015, 03:00
Replies: 35
Views: 1,359
Posted By pmw_hewitt
I'll Be Your Mirror - The Velvet Underground...

I'll Be Your Mirror - The Velvet Underground (Already been said, but I adore it so once more won't hurt!)
Into My Arms - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Lime Tree Arbour - Nick Cave & The Bad...
Forum: Showbiz 13-05-2015, 00:46
Replies: 20
Views: 2,398
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Verified: The Beatles Natalie Bennett Sarah...

Verified:
The Beatles
Natalie Bennett
Sarah Brown
Boy George
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Cornershop
David Miliband
Nancy Sinatra
Forum: Showbiz 06-05-2015, 05:00
Replies: 45
Views: 2,579
Posted By pmw_hewitt
50/50 masculine/feminine (kind of love...

50/50 masculine/feminine (kind of love that!)

Look most like Ian Somerhalder (13%), Jane Birkin (4%, day made) and, erm, Justin Bieber (4%).
Forum: Music 06-05-2015, 02:39
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Well, seeing as Serge Gainsbourg is quite...

Well, seeing as Serge Gainsbourg is quite possibly the greatest songwriter to ever live, he's a good shout. If you want "oldies" you'd want his material from 1958 to 1964, before he became a...
Forum: Politics 30-04-2015, 15:29
Replies: 38
Views: 1,270
Posted By pmw_hewitt
Indeed, as a student I could choose whether to...

Indeed, as a student I could choose whether to vote in my university constituency, or back home at my regular address. The former is one of the safest Tory seats in the country, the latter is very...
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