Song Of The Day – New Year’s Day by U2

January 1st, 2017 – New Year’s Day by U2

I haven’t posted anything to my blog in ages – work and life kind of got in the way. So a simple way to keep it up is sharing a Song Of The Day each day, starting today, January 1st.

The songs i choose might be because they hold a special memory for that date, but more likely than not will just be because they’ve popped into my head for some totally random reason. My thoughts are very random!

Starting off with this classic, if cliché, song for the New Year. Early U2 stood out from their contemporaries and still sounds fresh. It was before the ‘Bono is a po-faced smug ranter’ thing took hold. I love their early stuff, and they’re the only band i ever slept out for tickets to see as a teen.

Happy New Year 😃x


‘Flight Of The Conchords’ Videos To Guide You Through The Sea Of Love

All of the yes!



It’s been eight years since Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement’s New Zealand-bred act, Flight of the Conchords, stepped into the mainstream with the debut of their eponymous comedy series on HBO (which is available for streaming on HBO Now). The duo has only grown in notoriety during that time, despite the show’s short lifespan of just two seasons. Why? The cleverness of their material, the immortality bestowed upon their bite-sized musical comedy bits by YouTube, and the ever-relevant nature of their primary topics, love and sex.

Here now is a look at some of their best takes on matters of the heart and the sugar lumps

Getting Noticed: Sugar Lumps

In the show, Jemaine and Bret portrayed themselves as an unsuccessful band who couldn’t get laid and couldn’t get regular gigs. The truth is, however, that the two were low-level comedy sex symbols at the time, so it’s not surprising…

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