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January 12, 2020


Like I Used To: AJ Lee & Blue Summit 

If you're an admirer of I'm With Her and Lula Wiles, you'll enjoy the music of AJ Lee & Blue Summit. The Californian band, who play a blend of bluegrass, country, western swing, jazz and folk, provide Song Of The Week at herecomesthesong.com with Like I Used To. Mandolin magician AJ Lee is a songwriter of growing stature. 

This love so...

January 12, 2020

Desert Island Discs? Pah. How about a single musical morsel for sustenance, one solitary assemblage of crotchets and quavers with which to maintain contact with the life you crave, fuelling longing while somehow preserving optimism? If you’re a devotee of this site, you don’t need me to tell you that asks don’t get much stiffer.

I was sorely tempted to stick to wordless recordings. Without them, we...

January 2, 2020

When Hollywood makes its Donald Trump biopic, which with horrifying inevitability it will, the soundtrack will be by Black Grape. And the title song will be Dadi Waz A Badi.

I realise that intros designed to drain the reader of all hope are rarely a good idea. But, if you can, stick with me. And while you do, stick on Black Grape’s second album, the resoundingly awful Stupid Stupid Stupid, which wa...

December 29, 2019


Hold You Dear: The Secret Sisters 

We all need a harmonious new year after the dissonance of 2019, and who better to provide a message of hope, empathy and love than The Secret Sisters. The tender ballad Hold You Dear is our Song Of The Week at herecomesthesong.com, an advanced track from their forthcoming album Saturn Return. 

The album, like their last, You Don't Ow...

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