Danse Macabre (the first installment)

Danse Macabre

Murder ballads made for dancing The Corries’ performance of “The Massacre of Glencoe” on our Facebook page several days ago prompted one reader to comment that older songs like it differed with more recent “hardcore” music in that the tenderness of the music contrasted with the grimness of the story. I … → read more

What reason do you need to be shown? — I Don’t Like Mondays, pt. 2

Alternate UK album cover photo for Strange Little Girls (2001).This is the photo for “I Don’t Like Mondays” in the liner notes This is the second in a pair of posts about Bob Geldof’s song “I Don’t Like Mondays.” Read the first post here. “The streets of heaven are too crowded with … → read more