In case you weren’t aware, I am a huge fan of the band Bastille. Their first album, Bad Blood, continues to be a part of my regular CD rotation in my car. (Yes, my car still uses CDs when the radio’s not on, I need to re-install my head unit.) Specifically, ‘Pompeii’, ‘Icarus’, ‘Flaws’, and ‘Things We Lost In The Fire’ are particularly emotional for me, to hear or to sing along with (Do you…
I love that in Fake It, Dan wrote “my love” to call, well, his love. Not “baby” or “babe” or “girl” or anything derogatory or possessive or gendered. Simply, “my lover”. It’s sweet and simple and respectful and devoted. It’s beautiful.
“For months on end I would travel across London on the Tube with a big massive electric piano and two bags full of other equipment. I remember I would travel for like an hour and a half and then find that the pub I was playing only had an audience which consisted of my mates who had travelled to see me.”
HAPPY 30TH BIRTHDAY DANIEL CAMPBELL SMITH! (14/07/1986)