Sunday, September 21, 2008

This week just gone

The most popular stories published five years ago that were read this month have been:

1. Pop papers: Brody Dalle probed while Lydon claims ownership of phrase
2. Natalie Imbruglia announces plans to wed Daniel Johns
3. RIP Kevin Macmichael of Cutting Crew
4. Pop papers: Paul Carr's London News Review launches while Julie Burchill takes on So Solid Crew
5. Tony Hadley to fight John Piennar while Cilla Black goes GAY
6. Fred Durst: Thoughts on the Rhode Island fire
7. Great White drummer in three-car smash
8. Jason Gross' top choices for 2002
9. 365 day project launches
10. 6Music revives Roundtable

Releases at least worth consideration this week:

Drever, McCusker & Woomble - Before The Ruin

Amanda Palmer - Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

Michael Franti & Spearhead - All Rebel Rockers

Wreckless Eric and Amy Rigby - Wreckless Eric and Amy Rigby

The Streets - Everything Is Borrowed

Christophe Beck - Buffy The Vampire Slayer: The Score

Stephane Pompougnac - Hotel Costes 11

The Cure - Hypnogogic States [EP]

Hue And Cry - Open Soul [Premium collector's edition, apparently]

Little Man Tate - Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy

April March - Paris In April