My top ten albums of 2009

10. The Fiery Furnaces — I’m Going Away It wouldn’t be an end-of-year music roundup from me without something related to The Fiery Furnaces appearing on the list. And here it is: I’m Going Away. This is probably the lowest they have appeared in my end-of-year list since I discovered them. Not that I’m Going […]

Great number 1 albums

The official UK album chart is currently celebrating its 50th birthday. Politicians have already chosen their favourite albums to have reached number 1. Now the public are being given their chance to vote (via Currybet). The fact that you have to choose albums that have reached number 1 is surprisingly restrictive. For instance, you won’t […]

Dodgy translations

Another meme, via Zootm. This time it’s a Google Language Tools one. You type in the lyrics to a song, then translate it into German, then from German into French, then from French back into English. So which song is this supposed to be? Stars leave clouds of sleep my opinion, do not make them […]