Tuesday Tunes

Every Tuesday you can find a new song choice from one of our writers to keep you going through the day! Click a cover to open the song in Spotify...

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Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay

16/03/2021

The first posthumous release to hit No.1on the US chart. Otis was killed in a plane crash on 10th December 1967 three days after recording the song.

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Tori Amos - Silent All These Years

09/03/2021

Y Kant Tori Read may not have been successful, but Tori Amos’ debut solo album demonstrated her ability as both a phenomenal lyricist and pianist. 

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Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name

02/03/2021

Happy 59th birthday to Jon Bon JoviSlippery When Wet spent eight weeks atop the 200 Billboard chart, and named the biggest selling album of 1987.

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Aynsley Lister - Take Me to the River

23/02/2021

This rip-roaring cover is a masterclass in guitar playing, and everything you need to get you moving on this sluggish Tuesday. 

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The Jam - A Town Called Malice

16/02/2021

On this day in 1982, The Jam were at number one one the singles chart for the third time with A Town Called Malice / Precious, topping the charts for three weeks.

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Jeff Buckley - Mojo Pin

09/02/2021

Opening Grace with roaring guitar and the voice of an angel, Buckley stated in an interview obsession over someone is called Mojo Pin.

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Placebo - Nancy Boy

02/02/2021

It's LGBT Month, and this single, peaking at 04, addresses sex, drugs, gender confusion and bisexuality, which Molko mocks bisexuality being viewed as 'very chic'.

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Slade - Coz I Luv You

26/01/2021

Released as a non-album single back in 1971, this gave Slade their first number one single. Their recent compilation album also became a top ten, peaking at 08.

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Years & Years - It's A Sin

19/01/2021

With the release of Russell T. Davies' fantastic new series, It's A Sin, Olly Alexander (lead-actor and singer of Years & Years) covers this classic Pet Shop Boys tune.

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Interpol - C'Mere

12/01/2021

The trouble is that you're in love with someone else... Interpol's Antics peaked at 21 on the UK Album charts, but the album deserved - and still does - more attention.

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David Bowie - Sound & Vision

05/01/2021

Born on the 8th January, we mark the genius and ever-changing Sound and Vision of David Bowie!

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Pearl Jam - State of Love and Trust

29/12/2020

As we see the year out, we really are questioning the state of what we love and trust. From the government to our own minds, we listen to the voice inside our head...