Plenty of songwriters have had a crack at it, and here are some of my favourite songs that fit the bill – the best songs to really demonstrate the veracity of an apology!
Following on from his earlier article about the best use of songs sung by characters in non-musicals, Jonathan Tonge writes about the best songs written for or used in movies. What do you think of his top 5 picks?
Ever watched a movie and been surprised by great musical scenes, even though it’s not a musical? I certainly have, so I ran through some of my favourite examples!
Sometimes, an artists’ song is picked up by another artist to become a smash hit as a cover version. Here’s my top 5 picks for those covers that just about exceed the brilliance of the original.
Few artists capture the imagination like Rex Orange County. Despite relatively little chart success, he is revered by critics, fans and other artists as a strikingly adept musician with a refreshingly new, genre-transcending approach to songwriting. Jonathan Tonge explains why he believes people will remember him for years to come.
Want some music recommendations? We have the perfect list for all your indie musings, here are 5 singers to listen to this march.
Singer Sia released her debut film production Music, a story of an non-verbal autistic girl who loves her headphones. But this film is anything but good
For as long as music has existed, people have used it to pay tribute to love. It’s a deep, personal way to communicate your feelings and to do it expertly requires either a massive stroke of luck or very large reserves of songwriting expertise. There are millions out there, but which one takes the biscuit as the best? It’s impossible to say with so much choice, so here’s five of my favourites (in no particular order!)
Heather Dalgleish talks about the rock icon of Stevie Nicks, and whether or not she is a witch or not.
The new year brings new shots at finding new artists, new music and discovering music that you will love. My new years resolution was to listen to more female artists, mainly because most of the music I am recommended by Spotify is definitely male dominated. So my current playlist is female with a sprinkle of male and in all honesty, I’m loving it. It means I’ve definitely discovered new artists that add a whole lot of flair, sass and excitement, that bring my January playlist up to fantastic standard for the new year.