10 Songs: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

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No Turning back

No Turning back

1. Point of No Return – Gene McDaniels – the early 60s pop star made a sweet, masterful samba out of a little know Goffin-King new romance ode, you just can’t get off a train that’s moving down the track, a gorgeous romantic work – A

2. Point Of No return – Elvis Costello – Costello’s version is a jump for joy, he is as good as the original – A

3. It’s My Birthday – Will I Am and Cody West – His best in awhile, this is all rhythm and beat – B+

4. If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next – Manic Street Preachers –  Gorgeous brit rock blueprint with strong politics and the title of a life time – A

5. Work Song – Hozier – Sounds like the National but in a good way – B+

6. Love Is Lost, Hello Steve Reich – David Bowie – Not just Bowie’s best moment but James Murphy’s best moment since he wrapped up LCD – a

7. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran – when this hits, when he releases it as a single and a video, it will rule the charts for months and months and months – A

8. Alma Matters – Morrissey – Body and soul – B+

9. Alex Chilton – The Replacements – Took me forever to hear this song, but it is not just about Chilton, it is about loving pop songs, I’m in love what’s that song – A

10. I Just Want to Have Something To Do – The Ramones – The greatest all gone – A

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