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3 June 2017

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  1. Lorde’s latest release:

    “Perfect Places” from the album ‘Melodrama’ out June 16th – pre-order: https://Lorde.lnk.to/melodramaYT

    Not bad I suppose but doesn’t do much for me either.

    • PDB

       /  June 3, 2017

      Her music sounds all the same to me………

      • Gezza

         /  June 3, 2017

        I quite like that one. The F word at the end was naff. Lyrics are good otherwise. Could’ve been a bit more adventurous with the drum track but the keyboards were well done. Her vocals would still be somewhat exotic for the US market i expect. She might have a limited shelf life, but many do. And who knows, she may surprise us yet.

        • Anonymous Coward

           /  June 3, 2017

          Have you seen this one yet? Aldous Harding on Jools Holland. It’s been dividing the internet since it aired. Another NZ girl on the international stage.

          • Gezza

             /  June 3, 2017

            Yeah … certainly unusual. I liked that too, but only when I stopped watching & just listened. That unusual pronunciation style meant I couldn’t make out a couple of words & I can’t find the lyrics to check, but melodically & for the simplicity of arrangement I liked it AC. What about you?

            • Anonymous Coward

               /  June 4, 2017

              I like it too. Really good lyrics make what seems very simplistic into something much larger than the sum of its parts. But the visual is a bit too much, though it turns out to have been a shrewd move, It generated a lot of talk, largely negative, but now everybody knows who she is and nobody was talking about Lorde who appeared on the same episode of Later with Jools.

  2. lurcher1948

     /  June 3, 2017

    MR Trump you think you run the USA, you don’t and I can say watch your back….
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/steve-bannon-president-joe-scarborough_us_593175c0e4b0c242ca2344ab?section=us_politicsj

  3. PDB

     /  June 3, 2017

    Was lucky enough to see Glenn Hughes (ex- Deep Purple) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenn_Hughes last night singing lead for the ‘Music of Cream’ 50th anniversary tour.

    What an amazing bassist and singer! He came on for the 2nd portion of the show and at 64 years old he lifted the whole performance through the roof with some amazing vocals. Sheer power, especially with his screams.

    Well known guitarist Robben Ford https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robben_Ford was also tremendous.

  4. Gezza

     /  June 3, 2017

    Look, I just gotta share this one with the Crew. It’s an absolute ripper❗️George gives Dotcom direct, first-hand, detailed advice on how to save his bacon if he’s really got the chops to fly to Burgerland to chew the fat with the Senate Intelligence Committee & spill the beans. Only 4.34 mins.

    George Webb – SethRichMurderaAndOtherInvestigations.wow
    Day 222.6. Hillary’s Leakers, Hackers, and Henchmen
    George Webb 8,269 views

  5. lurcher1948

     /  June 3, 2017

    Trump wants to make america strong again,what this means trump wants a 1950s USA when everyone drove convertibles and worked after the 2WW and the USA hadn’t started to lose EVERY WAR they started.Donald speak to the REAL president bannon and,ask him what to do if america can GO BACK TO THE FUTURE,

  6. lurcher1948

     /  June 3, 2017

    Im confused im polite with my trump insults but im moderated heavily [deleted]

    [Try not calling him names and using derogatory insults, this has been explained before. And don’t suggest or hope he dies. PG]