Articles Tagged 'Idlewild'

Say Hello To Somerset’s ‘Shed Of The Year’

They say an Englishman’s home is his castle, and if that is true, then his shed must represent something equally noble, a cathedral perhaps, or some kind of shrine. For Jon Earl of Clevedon, Somerset, his shed ­– a former World War One billet hut – is also a valuable local entertainment resource. So much […]

Some Anglo Scoto For Your Ear: Idlewild’s “Roseability”

The Edinburgh-based Idlewild is one of my favorite bands, and 100 Broken Windows is my favorite album of theirs. Each song is fantastic – like the best bits of The Cure and R.E.M. distilled into fun, thoughtful Scottish alt-rock. Those elements can be found in “Roseability,” which features frontman Roddy Woomble singing the cheeky refrain, […]