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Prague-based straight-edge UK singer-songwriter Alasdair Bouch releases his second single of  2021 on Bandcamp Friday, 5th March: ‘Storm In A Coffee Cup (feat. Anna Beckerová)’, a duet with Hradec Králové native and rising star Anna Beckerová. The tender, introspective ballad is the result of recording sessions with one of Alasdair’s regular collaborators Thom Artway, producer at the Artway Record Booth. The single is taken from the forthcoming EP ‘Desolation Peak’ (set for release on April 2nd 2021). ‘Storm’ lays bare the futility of communication without listening, summed up by the refrain ‘Would you like to know?’ Alasdair furthers: “Two monologues do not make a dialogue. Both singers are trapped, in their own way – they are reaching out, but don’tContinue Reading

Sticky

The first part of Lost Ladies of the Flowers discovered many talented singer-songwriters who flashed brilliantly and disappeared from view. Here are some who tragically fell, some who faded, some who have even returned. Judee Sill “So this guy and me, we began to do armed robberies,” Judee Sill tells Rolling Stone writer Grover Lewis in a rambling 1972 interview. “We did six or seven, liquor stores and filling stations. Sometimes it was quite exciting. We’d go to a motel afterwards and spill the loot out over the bed.” Sill was talking about 10 years earlier. She had been an angry girl, from a violent home. Her inevitable arrest and 9-month reformatory stint were followed in 1964 with eighteen monthsContinue Reading