Tag: Bloc Party

BLUE PLANET BANGERS

With Sunday evenings all unanimously belonging to Sir David Attenborough’s astounding Blue Planet 2 series, every man and his dolphin has become a marine biologist in training, and rightfully so. The unreal images of the natural world and also the stark reminder that unless…

BLOC PARTY / HYMNS

Banquet, Helicopter and So Here We Are were three of my favourite tracks of 2005. Bloc Party were also one of my favourite bands throughout that year with the release of their incredibly confident, strong and well-received debut album, Silent Alarm. 2007 would see them…

BLOC PARTY / THE LOVE WITHIN

The evening (post 7pm) of the 5th October 2015, belonged solely to Bloc Party as it was announced beforehand that they’d be debuting their new single on Annie Mac’s show. Now this point still holds some weight and creates an air of anticipation for two…

Second To None

It doesn’t require a particularly musical mind, nor a social mind of any description, to be conscious of the well-known expression, and observation of sorts, ‘the difficult second album’. It’s an interesting and defining concept, that a band or artist, however successful their first…