[Film Review] The Beatles: Eight Days a Week

eightdaysaweekbeatlesWhen it turned out my local cinema was doing two screenings of Eight Days a Week, the new documentary about The Beatles’ touring days, I was immediately keen and got myself a ticket. I was not disappointed. Here’s what I thought. Continue reading

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[Live Review] Marillion ā€“ Christmas Tour 2014, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

va_marillion-christmasAh, 1988, it was the year the first internet virus showed up on our screens, the first exoplanet was discovered, the United Nations stated it would wipe out polio and a lot of forgettable Hollywood stars were born. Indeed, it was a very good year. Sadly 1988 was also the year leadsinger Fish, left the progressive rock band Marillion due to managerial issues. At the time Fish was a larger-than-life icon and the hole he left seemed difficult to fill up. However Steve Hogarth, who was appointed to be his successor, managed to start a new successful era with Marillion. On Monday,Ā the band visited the sold out TivoliVredenburg as part of their 2014 Christmas Tour, Sounds from the Darkside mingled with a merry crowd and reports. Continue reading