Category Archives: Music

Now 98

Now 98 goes for a skiing themed cover. I guess I can see how they arrived there:  winter-snow-skiing. The first track isn’t very snowy at all, as Latin influenced pop is back in the charts again. It is a well … Continue reading

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The X Factor (Series 14)

So The X Factor continues to… well, continue.

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Now 25 (U.S.)

So I had a big holiday in America ten years ago, and while I was there I bought Now 25. 10 years on, it might be worth looking back. They started doing Now That’s What I Call Music compilations in … Continue reading

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Months Of The Year in the UK Singles Chart

Having done songs named after days of the week, now I move on to how the months of the year have been represented through chart entries in the Official UK Singles Chart.

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Now 97

The cover for Now 97 has sun, sea, sand, speedboats, surfboards and ships, as well as planes, parachutes, palm trees and parrots. As often with the middle Now! release of the year it’s going for a summer holiday theme, in … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Limbo: Songs from 2016 I’ve listened to more in 2017

Once again, there have been songs which technically came out last year that I’ve ended up listening to more during this year, which means they don’t make it into top ten lists of favourite songs. As we’ve just passed the … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2017

The Eurovision Song Contest in 2017 didn’t exactly have the smoothest path, and it had a something of a surprising winner.

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