Posted in April 2014

My World: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

My World: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

This feature originally appeared in Songlines #100 (June 2014) p8. Download a pdf here. Ian Anderson of British rock band Jethro Tull is responsible for introducing the flute to rock music. He talks to Alexandra Petropoulos about his playlist tracks and his appreciation of a song with a story Ian Anderson is a rock star like no other. … Continue reading

Essential Ten: Movie Soundtracks

Essential Ten: Movie Soundtracks

In the last issue, Songlines (April/May 2014, #99) selected its essential list of ten favourite soundtracks. You can read the full piece here, but here were my choices: Cuban Fury (Decca, 2014) English funny man of Shaun of the Dead fame, Nick Frost, returns with his latest movie about an out-of-shape salsa dancer. As expected, the film’s soundtrack is chock full of Latin … Continue reading