Sunday, May 03, 2009

This week just gone

The last month's most-read stories from 2009 have been:

1. U2's manager, Paul McGuinness, hails France's three-strike law
2. RIP: Steve Raitt
3. The actor Billy Bob Thornton is not an actor
4. George Sampson: reflections on the end of a glittering career
5. RIP: Randy Cain
6. Beyonce soundboard hoax: She doesn't sing that badly
7. Pete Burns seriously ill, well enough to blog
8. Toby Keith falls out with Ethan Hawke
9. Downloadable: The Noisettes
10. PRS: Now hiring

These were the interesting releases last week:

Metric - Fantasies

download Fantasies

Manchester Orchestra - Mean Everything To Nothing

download Mean Everything To Nothing

Trembling Bells - Carbeth

download Carbeth

Ben Harper & The Relentless 7 - White Lies For Dark Times

download White Lies For Dark Times

Morrissey - Southpaw Grammar

Part of a series of re-releases

download Southpaw Grammar

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - From Her To Eternity

Also part of a series of re-releases

download From Her To Eternity

Teenage Fanclub - A Catholic Education

Apparently re-released on its own

download A Catholic Education

Sugar Pie DeSanto - Go-Go Power