Sony WH1000XM2 are the best Bluetooth noise cancelling headphones.
I purchased the Sony WH1000XM2 bluetooth noise cancelling headphones last November in a gadget shop in Singapore Changi airport. There is an electronics shop right opposite the security gates as one enters into the duty free area, loaded with the latest and greatest gadgets, which…
“I’m Not Okay (I Promise)” – My Chemical Romance.
I’m not okay is another classic song from one of my favourite bands My Chemical Romance (MCR are sadly no more, since breaking up in 2013). Lyrics Well if you wanted honesty, that’s all you had to say I never want to let you down…
Hothouse Flowers – Songs from the rain – An Emotional Time.
The band Hothouse Flowers was one of my favourite Irish bands of the 90’s and their album Songs from the rain is still up there as one of my favourite albums. Every song is a masterpiece, especially the song ‘An Emotional Time‘ (Lyrics below), such an…
Videos from the late greats Chris, David, Kurt, Freddie, Prince, Chester
Here are some of the videos I have enjoyed this weekend. They all have death in common. The saddest song being the first video from the late great Chris Cornell singing “Nothing compares to you”. Such a great voice lost forever. Another great cover and…
Train – ‘You better believe’ from their new album ‘a girl a bottle a boat’.
Train have released their 10th studio album called “A girl a bottle a boat”. It was released on the 27th of January 2017. There are some great songs on this album, but I really like the last song called “You better believe“. Click the video…
Bowen, you’re going to U2 – The Joshua Tree Tour 2017.
Those words are music to anyone’s ears. It wasn’t easy though getting tickets to see in my opinion one of the greatest bands around. The first concert sold out in 4 minutes on Ticketmaster.co.uk according to the papers, but minutes later they were selling on…
In my last blog of 2015 I mentioned what a special year it had been for us, but honestly 2016 has topped it in so many ways. It was the year Bowen travelled the most miles and visited even more exciting, exotic destinations than ever before. There were…
Back in 1988.
I’ve been listening to the Depeche Mode 101 live album recently on my Google Play. It was such an awesome concert, I would have loved to have seen them live. The beat and the atmosphere sounds incredible. It is definitely an album that has to…
Waitin’ On A Sunny Day by Bruce Springsteen
It’s rainin’ but there ain’t a cloud in the sky Musta been a tear from your eye Everything’ll be okay Funny thought I felt a sweet summer breeze Musta been you sighin’ so deep Don’t worry we’re gonna find a way I’m waitin’, waitin’ on…
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