Ellie ….. ‘Bovver Boots’ Goulding

Fanfare / 2nd December, 2016

Ellie G performed to a sell out audience on a wet Monday night at London’s Albert Hall a performance to benefit the capitals’ homeless
We took J – a surprise – and lucky enough to have close to ringside seats.
The evening was a slow burn – late start – 7 tracks from …More»

It’s a Wonderful Life

Fanfare / 30th October, 2016

Glenn Gregory and Martyn Ware members of Heaven 17 performed Penthouse & Pavement album in its entirety- it did not take too long ….. Albums were all too short back in the 80’s.

2nd set after the break was a BEF affair – British Electric Foundation. This became a tour de force, guest artists …More»

Purple and Pink

Fanfare / 29th April, 2016

So, another good man down. The web has been full of touching tributes for Prince this week, none more poignant than the David Gilmour tearing up Comfortably Numb with a liquid mid song improv on Purple Rain. RIP Prince Rogers Nelson 1958 – 2016

 

A Prince for Others

Fanfare / 24th April, 2016

Prince for me was not the brightest star in the firmament and after some of the other losses so far this year in the world of entertainment he would sit below the highest mantle, but his lyrics for  Sinead o’Connor’s Nothing Compares To You were magical and her interpretation so touching that it …More»