Manic Street Preachers – ‘Orwellian’


Manic Street Preachers have shared new single ‘Orwellian’ ahead of the release of their 14th (!) studio album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ on 3 September. A fitting soundtrack to our turbulent times, the band says: ‘The track is about the battle to claim meaning, the erasing of context within debate, the overriding sense of factional…

The Anchoress – ‘Show Your Face’


The Anchoress returns with ‘Show Your Face’, the first single to be taken from forthcoming second album ‘The Art of Losing’ (out on 5 March via Kscope). Featuring James Dean Bradfield of Manic Street Preachers and drummer Sterling Campbell (David Bowie, Duran Duran), the song is a powerful statement of intent as Catherine Anne Davies…

Glastonbury Festival – Saturday 28 June, 2014


The moment Luke Sital-Singh plugged in his guitar for his late morning show over at the Park, the heavens opened. Jovially telling us ‘It’s not raining’ and that the abrupt storm would just add to the ambience of his soul-bearing songs, no-one seemed to mind too much as they intently listened out for delicately introspective…