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4Ever Songs: Flash and the Pan “Waiting for a Train”

The best-known alter ego of the Harry Vanda/George Young songwriting team (the creative force behind (The Easybeats), Flash and the Pan began simply as a between-production project in 1976. By 1979, the project had turned out a novelty hit with the single “Hey St. Peter.”

However, “Waiting for a Train” is the ninth single by the Australian group Flash and the Pan. It is taken from the album Headlines and was their most successful single, reaching number seven on the UK Singles Chart in 1983.

The muses of La Musa: Laura Jane Grace

Laura Jane Grace is best known as the founder, lead singer, songwriter and guitarist of the punk rock band Against Me!. Since coming out as transgender in a 2012 interview with Rolling Stone magazine, she has become an outspoken advocate for transgender awareness.

Across the 14 songs that comprise Grace’s debut solo album, Stay Alive, she takes all her pent-up fears, anger, and anxiety and releases it, like an olive branch to the weary listeners who are feeling those exact same ways

Divus Julius presents: Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains

François Marry, the singer, songwriter and leader of Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains, likes travelling and so does his music. A lot of different influences can be heard in the songs that he has been creating since the early 2000s: the French ‘chanson’ tradition, African rhythms, oriental spices, sophisticated pop, avant-garde experimentations and funky grooves.

Born and raised in Saintes, on the West coast of France, François moved to Bristol in 2003 and stayed there for six years. While he was living in England, he started releasing his own music and became a touring member of Camera Obscura. He soon decided to form Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains and the band released their first album in 2006.

“Coucou” is the first new release from Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains since their 2017 album Solide Mirage.  Banane Bleue album will be released 26 February 2021.

Music by Bergman: Bicep

Belfast-born/London-based duo Bicep (Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson) are childhood friends who bonded over a shared love of dance music. In the decades since first meeting, aged 8, Bicep have become one of the world’s most avidly appreciated curators and producers of electronic music.

They’ve announced a new, highly-anticipated album dubbed ‘Isles’ set for a January release this year. The 10-tracker will follow in the footsteps of their debut LP that produced timeless zinger “Glue” that still sounds as fresh today as it did on release way back in 2017. They have also released the second song from the record “Apricots,” which arrives with a video by BAFTA winning director Mark Jenkin.

Best Covers: Tame Impala ‘A Girl Like You’

Performing a spicy cover for triple j,Tame Impala headed to Perth’s ABC Studios to give their twist on Edwyn Collins’ 1994 classic ‘A Girl Like You’.

Originally featuring on Edwyn’s third solo album ‘Gorgeous George’, the group have given the hit a Tame twist, with Kevin Parker and co evolving the banger with their own hypnotic reinventionn.

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