Articles Tagged 'The Horrors'

Mumford and Sons (Pic: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

10 Great British Bands of the Last 10 Years

The rules of this game are very simple. We’re setting up an instant pantheon, one that stretches back over the entire timeline of Anglophenia, from its birth in 2005 to the article of dazzling wonderment you see before you today. All the bands mentioned in this list released their first music in the period from […]

A selection of 2014’s musical faces

25 Great British Songs You Should Have Heard in 2014

Sam Smith replaced Adele as the face of British music this year, with the concurrent Billboard top 10s and multiple Grammy nominations to show for it. But there were many other U.K. musicians who deserved a bit of time in the spotlight, and that’s where this list comes in. Here are the tracks from a […]

The Brit List: Summer of London – 10 Great London Songs

“The Lambeth Walk” London is well served with hymns to its own populace, going back to Music Hall days and beyond. Here’s North London’s own Chas & Dave with a song from the 1937 musical Me and My Girl. The song, named after a street in the borough of Lambeth, was so popular at […]

10 Greatest British Tracks of 2011

As the sun sets on another year, and the bloggers post their final compilations, attempting to make sense of quite a disparate musical landscape, the Anglophenia music obsessives have been busy in conference, trying to work out who owned 2011, and who failed to even grasp 20:11. It’s been a rum year for British music, […]

Anglo For Your Ear: The Horrors’ “She Is the New Thing”

I’ve never thought The Horrors were a particularly interesting band. But while watching TV here in London, I noticed that the BBC was using “She Is the New Thing” in an ad promoting their new show, Being Human. The song’s “96 Tears”-esque organs have been stuck in my head ever since. The animated video, featuring […]