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RÜFÜS / RÜFÜS DU SOL
Just can't get enough. They continue their laid back synth-pop. A great follow up to their last album.

In support of their newly-released second studio album Bloom, Sydney trio RÜFÜS have announced they will be touring across Australia for a headline tour this April and May. 

The boys will head back to Australia after a Europe/US tour, including shows at Coachella 2016, to play in Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart and Brisbane, as well as one-off show in Auckland, New Zealand. 

 

 

 



 

Queen - Made in Heaven

Released in 2001 the album topped the charts selling over 10 million copies. Musically, Made in Heaven harked back to Queen's 1970s heyday with its strong melodies and hard rock guitar playing, topped by Mercury's bravura singing and some of the massed choir effects familiar from "Bohemian Rhapsody."

The songs were sung in the shadow of Freddie's impending death. The lyrics were imbued with life-and-death issues, from the titles -- "Let Me Live"and "My Life Has Been Saved,"

This is where we are today
People going separate ways
This is the way things are now
In disarray

I read it in the papers
There's death on every page
Oh Lord, I thank the Lord above
My life has been saved

There is not a bad track on the album and every song will demand that you play this album again and again.

In some countries this clip cannot been seen. Here's an alternative: The Last Years of Freddie

 

I was fortunate enough to sit in the original studio and watch this video in Montreux - very moving experience. DG


Dion - New York Is My Home

Who doesn't like Dion? Title is track is with Paul Simon. Anyone who's ever been to New York will identify with the lyrics.

The meditative, sparse title track is full of rich lyrics about DiMucci’s beloved stomping grounds: “I hear a gospel hymn in every passing crowd … I can touch the world as it sails in from everywhere.” Paul Simon ads his touch “The breezes blow that take me where the Hudson River flows/The harbor lights shine on the piers, as all young lovers know.”

Now 76, DiMucci is one of the last 1950s rockers still performing with any regularity or relevance. He might be the only one from rock’s pioneering first wave who has released several worthwhile new studio albums in the 21st century.

There's also a refeerence to Buddy Holly where at the toss of a coin Dion gave up his seat on that eventful flight.