On Good Things on a Wednesday

One of those days… *sigh* So, let’s talk about all the positive things about today! Bloom County! I got the first volume of IDW Publishing’s complete collection of the classic 80s comic strip, collecting from its debut in early December 1980 to the end of September 1982. I sat on the train home tonight flippingContinue reading “On Good Things on a Wednesday”

On the Ivor Novello Awards

Winners for the Ivor Novello Awards, which celebrate songwriting, have been announced. Though Elbow was nominated for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for “One Day Like This,” I really was pulling for The Leisure Society’s “Last of the Melting Snow.” They’re an unsigned band, and the song is just brilliant. I love that song It’sContinue reading “On the Ivor Novello Awards”

More on The Leisure Society

And people looking for information on The Leisure Society, a band I discovered by random chance a month ago, who has been nominated for an Ivor Novello Award for their song “The Last of the Melting Snow,” continue to point their web browsers my way. Today, people are wanting the lyrics to “The Sleeper.” WhichContinue reading “More on The Leisure Society”

On Leisure Society and the Ivor Novello Award

Lately, I’ve had a rash of search hits, of various phrasings, looking for the lyrics to the Leisure Society’s song, “The Last of the Melting Snow.” I bought their album, The Sleeper, about a month ago, and I’ve really been taken by it. It’s my innate Anglophilia, no doubt. 🙂 The upswing in interest mayContinue reading “On Leisure Society and the Ivor Novello Award”

On The Leisure Society’s The Sleeper

Sometimes, I find things on the Internet I never expected to find. Maybe it’s random chance. Maybe it’s kismet. Maybe it’s just luck. Click links, wander down strange paths, and the thing you never knew you wanted is just… there. That’s what happened on Friday. I found myself reviewing a review of an album thatContinue reading “On The Leisure Society’s The Sleeper”