NHT073: THE CHURCH – Constant In Opal

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. Formed in 1980, Australian band “The Church” have had a very long career that continues to this day. In that long career, they have definitely seen some massive highs – their 1988 album “Starfish” and single “Under the Milky Way” saw them Read More

NHT072: SWERVEDRIVER – Never Learn

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. UK band Swervedriver were one of those rare bands that had a really huge live sound. When playing they didn’t jump around and play loud. Instead they would focus on their instruments and take the listener on a power journey of musical Read More

NHT071: THE BLUE NILE – A Walk Across The Rooftops

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. Scottish band “The Blue Nile” were not a prolific band but they sure knew how to write a song full of emotion. From humble beginnings musically, they forged a well-respected career creating their own unique sound. In life we discover those songs Read More

NHT070: TWEAKER – Take Me Alive

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. There is no doubt in my mind that drummers make very good musical programmers – I know of a number of them. It could be that as they are the ones that need to keep things in “time”, this perhaps helps them Read More

NHT069: FIONA APPLE – Sleep To Dream

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. We may often come across the phrase “precocious talent” when reading newspapers and the like. In my humble opinion, it is the best possible phrase to use to describe Fiona Apple. Identified as a youngster, she was able to release her debut Read More

NHT068: MASSIVE ATTACK – Saturday Come Slow

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. Music aficionados are likely to know “Massive Attack” very well. They recorded four albums from the early 90’s through to the early 00’s which are likely to remain in “best of all time” lists for a long, long time to come. Same Read More

NHT067: SANDII AND THE SUNSETZ – An Antenna

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. In the mid 1980’s Japanese band “Sandii and the Sunsetz” started to do very well. Tracks like Sticky Music saw them achieve strong commercial success in many lands. Prior to the that however, they had a close association with Yellow Music Orchestra Read More

NHT066: SIGUR ROS – Saeglopur

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. There are many ways that we can stumble upon new music, some quite unexpected. Music stores are sadly very rare these days, but over the years, I have had my ears prick up on occasions when I have gone in to have Read More

NHT065: ADRIAN BELEW – Naive Guitar

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. To call Adrian Belew a ‘gun-guitarist for hire’ is to do him a great disservice. Since the late 70’s he has been plying his trade with some of the very greats of music. Take Frank Zappa, David Bowie and Talking Heads to Read More

NHT064: NATALIE IMBRUGLIA – Leave Me Alone

Hi, Welcome to this weeks “Never Heard That”. Natalie Imbruglia did things differently – she did not follow the same path as her soapie star contemporaries. Her debut album “Left of Middle” was mammoth and spawned a series of very successful singles. This was an impressive achievement made more so Read More