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John Illsley – My Life in Dire Straits

I recently had the pleasure of reading John Illsley’s memoir, ‘My Life in Dire Straits,’ and was captivated by his personal account of the band’s rise to fame. Illsley’s candid and introspective writing style makes for a compelling read, offering a glimpse into the life of a rock star and the journey that led to Dire Straits’ legendary success

Of all my concerts…

There is nothing like a concert. I’ve had the privilege of experiencing some of the most unforgettable moments in music history. From small, intimate shows to massive arena tours, each concert has its own unique energy and magic that lives on in my memory.

Achtung Baby – U2 dream it all up again

U2’s “Achtung Baby” album, released in 1991, marked a significant change in the band’s sound and style, incorporating elements of industrial rock, dance, and electronic music. The album’s experimental approach was a critical and commercial success, solidifying U2’s place as one of the most important and innovative bands of their time.

Truelove’s Gutter

Richard Hawley’s album “Truelove’s Gutter,” released in 2009, is a haunting and atmospheric work that showcases the British singer-songwriter’s distinctive voice and guitar playing. The album’s dark and introspective themes, as well as its lush orchestral arrangements, have earned it critical acclaim as one of Hawley’s best works.