Tag Archives: Squeeze

Gig review: SQUEEZE – Royal Albert Hall, London, 6 November 2017

Squeeze - BEARDED THEORY FESTIVAL, Catton Hall, Derbyshire, 26-29 May 2016

Nearly 40 years after emerging as one of the best bands from that burst of creativity known at the time as the New Wave,  Squeeze are not content with the easy option coasting on the Rewind-style nostalgia circuit. Instead the … Continue reading

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Album review: SQUEEZE – The Knowledge

SQUEEZE - The Knowledge

Love Records [Release date 13.10.17] ‘The Knowledge’ is Squeeze’s third album since they reunited back in 2007 and 2015′s ‘Cradle To The Grave’ received rave reviews, plus saw the band gain more exposure as the album formed the soundtrack to the TV series … Continue reading

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Book review: Some Fantastic Place by Chris Difford

W&N [Publication date 31.08.17] Chris Difford is the lyricist to Glen Tilbrook’s music and arranging in Squeeze, a band who have split up twice and now since reforming again in 2007 seem to be enjoying a purple patch both in terms … Continue reading

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Interview: GUY BAILEY (THIRSTY)

Guy Bailey gives the latest on Thirsty, who’s latest album ‘Albatross’ is out now… 1. How pleased are you with the reception that Thirsty has continued to receive as a band? We are all delighted. From the very beginning, when … Continue reading

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Gig review: BEARDED THEORY FESTIVAL – Catton Hall, Derbyshire, 26-29 May 2016

BEARDED THEORY FESTIVAL - Catton Hall, Derbyshire, 26-29 May 2016

Bearded Theory  A field full of happiness… In May 2013, Bearded Theory festival captured a piece of my heart and has steadfastly refused to give it back since.  It’s impossible not to love this place and I’m not the only … Continue reading

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Album review: THE STANDARD LAMPS – Long Lost Love

THE STANDARD LAMPS - Long Lost Love

www.thestandardlamps.com [Release date 22.04.16] Hot on the heels of last year’s rather good ‘Mono’ EP The Standard Lamps are back with new album. They have also been busy on the live front supporting The Bluetones at the end of last … Continue reading

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Gig review: SQUEEZE – Royal Albert Hall, London, 15 October 2015

Squeeze - London, 12 December 2012

The Royal Albert Hall always makes any gig feel that little bit extra special with its grand exterior and interior. First up was a young four piece Millions. They were okay, typical indie rock fare and like newer bands they … Continue reading

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Album review: SQUEEZE – Cradle To The Grave

SQUEEZE - Cradle To The Grave

[Release date 02.10.15] Squeeze return with their first album of new songs since 1998. The impetus for this has come from radio and TV veteran Danny Baker’s memoir being made into a TV series. Squeeze have provided a soundtrack of … Continue reading

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Gig review: WEYFEST, Rural Life Centre, Tilford, Surrey – 29-31 August 2014

Weyfest - August 2014

Now firmly established as one of the late fixtures on the summer gig calendar, Weyfest is a festival with a very distinct vibe. The wooded setting, in an olde worlde museum of rural life with reconstructions of old buildings, could best … Continue reading

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Album review: DOUG GILLARD – Parade On

Doug Gillard - Parade On

Nine Mile [Release date 14.07.14] Cleveland underground rock veteran Doug Gillard (Death of Samantha, Cobra Verde, Gem, Guided Voices, Nada Surf) knows exactly what he wants. ‘Parade On’ is an album packed with layered harmonies and jangly guitar-led power pop … Continue reading

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Gig review: PAUL CARRACK – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury, 1 December 2013

Paul Carrack - photo by Steve Goudie

Sunday night in Aylesbury isn’t necessarily a term that fills one with excitement. However, any such doubts can be put aside on realising you’re going to watch one of the greatest white soul voices to have emanated from the UK … Continue reading

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Gig Review: SQUEEZE, HMV Forum, London, 12 December 2012

Squeeze, photo by Noel Buckley

Squeeze belong squarely in a distinguished tradition of bands, from the Kinks to Madness, who have added a distinctively english dimension to popular music, particularly with their acute, socially observant lyrics. While their hit making days may be long gone, … Continue reading

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SQUEEZE Pop-Up Sop and UK tour Nov/Dec

Description: Squeeze Launch Pop Up Shop - LtoR Glenn Tilbrook Chris Difford thumb

SQUEEZE LAUNCH THEIR POP UP SHOP AND ANNOUNCE NEW SQUEEZE SONGS & BBC DOCUMENTARY Today, icons of British pop music Squeeze revealed their Pop Up Shop, “a combination of new songs and technology, of musicianship and experience.” With fans who … Continue reading

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PAUL CARRACK – Good Feeling

Paul Carrack - Good Feeling

www.paulcarrack.net Paul Carrack is in that comfortable twilight zone at the moment.  He tours regularly and releases albums on his own label.  In short it’s all on his own terms and his adoring fans love him for it. Carrack has … Continue reading

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