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Blue Song – Mint Royale

This popped up on my Spotify Discovery playlist this week and I have been chair-dancing non-stop ever since, which is most unbecoming in a man of my advanced years.

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Pedestrian at Best – Courtney Barnett

Is two hundred times a day a lot to listen to a song? Asking for a friend. (Me.)

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Seagull – Ride

Ride were one of my most beloved bands in my long-vanished youth. They’re performing again, which has set my lower lip a-tremble. Here’s a killer version of Seagull.

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Shia LaBeouf – Rob Cantor

Well, this is … It’s … There’s … I dunno, just watch it.

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Moaning Lisa Smile – Wolf Alice

My new Favourite Thing Ever.

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House on Fire – Outfit

My current ear-worm. Stupidly good.

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Bitches Ain’t Shit – Ben Folds

Oh, I love this so very, very much – the unfairly talented Ben Folds’ gloriously straight-faced take on Dr Dre’s Bitches Ain’t Shit. 

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Take Me to Church – Hozier

A really stunning song from new Irish talent. (New to me, at least, although admittedly my finger is nowhere near the pulse.)

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What’s the opposite of a Christmas miracle?

Nothing says ‘Christmas’ like flying your own private jet in a t-shirt.

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Fitzpleasure – Alt-J

I’ve become dangerously obsessed with Alt-J’s Mercury Prize-winning album, An Awesome Wave. Every track makes everything else I’m listening to sound like an old man farting into a tin bucket.