Category Archives: Artists

Glorious start to the Brussels Summer Festival 2014 with Patti Smith, Arsenal and Suede

The annual inner city festival Brussels Summer Festival is there again, 10 days of music and other entertainment forms (mini racing tracks, Win for Life computer games on the Streets, food and exotic drinks from all over the world, …) … Continue reading

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Every Song has a Story to tell: Aram Mp3 – Not Alone

It is not often I would include Eurovision Song Contest in this category of song analyses. Because, while I love the contest and watch it every year, let’s be honest: it is more about the for once acceptable mixture of … Continue reading

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Every Song has a Story to tell: SoKo – We might be dead by tomorrow

I realise my blog is not as active as it should be. I know and I take the blame. To maintain a blog when OCD is often making it hard to focus and hit the web, isn’t that easy. But … Continue reading

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Every Song has a Story to tell: The Smiths – Rubber Ring

There are few bands in history who, despite existing less than a decade, left such a legacy and such important back catalogue as the Smiths did. The band formed around the highly charismatic and sometimes (well, often) controversial vocalist Morrissey … Continue reading

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Every Song has a Story to tell: Birdy – Wings

I thought of more frequently writing about songs just because… I like them. Even if there is no special meaning or so, just sharing the songs I love. But then, every song has a meaning, and in addition most songs … Continue reading

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A rising star that came outta nowhere: EMA

I often say that musically, I was born 10 years too late, because I missed out on the eighties and seventies when bands such as Joy Division, Black Sabbath, Bauhaus, U2, The Smiths, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Connells, REM, … Continue reading

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Eurovision Song Contest revised

These days it is considered "uncool" to admit you watch the Eurovision Song Contest. And with reason. Nothing about the voting and such. People complaining about countries giving high scores to neighbouring countries in my opinion should get over it: … Continue reading

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The year 2010 in retrospective

In my time zone it is less than half a day before the year 2010 is officially over. Time to look back to the past year. As this blog is about travelling, football and music, I will mainly look back … Continue reading

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Eels : PS, You Rock My World

Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, of the band Eels, has never been known as an optimistic soul. His reputation of sad, heartbroken and doomy lyrics have followed the man throughout his (already 2 decades spanning) career. Even the lot of … Continue reading

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Haunting songs: Sophia – So Slow

Whenever I start to discuss the discography of Robin Proper-Sheppard and his respective bands, the noise rock/prog metal ensemble The God Machine, and later on the introvert acoustic-like Sophia, the risk exists that I can talk for a really long … Continue reading

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