CD#472 – Speak & Spell – Depeche Mode

Speak and Spell wasn’t an album I had when it first came out.  In fact I only purchased a CD copy a few years ago.  As with most of my music history, I listened to the radio and followed singles.  As a result, tracks like New Life, Just Can’t Get Enough and Dreaming of Me […]

CD#370 – The Hurting – Tears for Fears

Which band can bring back memories of being a teenager better than Tears for Fears? Listening to songs for this album transports me instantly back to places and people.  As a teenager I was definitely a singles fan, so put Mad World, Pale Shelter or Change on and I’m there – word perfect. However, I’m […]

CD#066 – Full Moon Fever – Tom Petty

It seems quite appropriate to start reviewing and listening to my CD collection in more detail with Tom Petty.  Sadly Tom’s death was announced last week at the age of 66. Wikipedia tells me that the album went gold in the UK with over 100,000 sales.  I’m not sure what directed me to Tom Petty […]


I’ve always been interested in music.  For as long as I can remember, I’ve sung along to tunes (much to everyone’s disgust) and I must be one of the few people who is happy to get up and do Karaoke without a drink.  The earliest song I remember singing was Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by […]