Dum Dum Girls: There is a Light That Never Goes Out - Yes, one of the most famous songs in The Smiths’ back catalogue, covered by a group of girls bashing away at their fuzzy, noisy guitars turned up to 11 (with one of them even sounding like it’s slightly out of tune). I thought I’d hate it, but in a strange way it just points out what a beautiful melody the song has always possessed.
The last thing the world needs is a long, critical piece about Facebook’s changes and its plans to take over the whole online world. So I wrote one. But it’s not all bad, because I put in a line about the filthiest orgy ever imagined.
Follow the above link and I will patiently - though possibly at some length - explain to you why, at some point during the forthcoming week, you should buy a collection of fifteen of the greatest and most imaginative songs ever recorded.
Chelsea Wolfe: You Are My Sunshine - I’ve only just discovered this singer, hence why there are a couple of consecutive posts about her. This cover version of the cheery popular standard is, er, quite something to behold. (Put away all sharp objects before listening, though.)