Best of 2012 IAN RANKIN

Author Ian Rankin is a big music lover and his latest novel ‘Standing In Another Man’s Grave’, featuring the return of Rebus, is out now.

Albums of the year:

Patti Smith – Banga

Snowgoose – Harmony Springs (very good Scottish folk group like Sand Denny/Pentangle)

Tim Burgess – Oh No, I Love You

Paul Buchanan – Midair

Bob Dylan – Tempest

Magnetic North – Orkney

Van Morrison – Born to Sing: No Plan B

Godspeed You Black Emperor – Allelujah!

Django Django – Django Django

Bill Fay – Life is People

Honourable mentions to: PIL, Jack White, Richard Hawley, Love and Money, Hawkwind, Donald Fagen, Dexys, Leonard Cohen, Meursault. And out of left-field: Sergeant Buzfuz. Reissue of the year was Paul McCartney’s Ram (in mono).

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Power Plays w/c 14 October (Mon-Fri)

SANGUINE Ignite (Odyssey Music)
GOODBYE JUNE Switchblade Heart (Earache)
SAINTS OF SIN Nasty Love (indie)
FLYING COLORS The Loss Inside (Mascot)
KEYWEST C’est La Vie (indie)

Featured Albums w/c 14 October (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 DANGER ZONE Don’t Count On Heroes (Pride & Joy Music)
12:00-13:00 ECLIPSE Paradigm (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 GALLAGHER & LYLE Live at De Montfort Hall, 1977 (The Store For Music)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

ROBIN TROWER In The Line Of Fire (1990)

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