Emblazoned with the freewheeling spirit of the Beat Generation, 2012 saw The Crookes hone their penchant for tightly constructed, unashamed pop songs with Hold Fast, none more pertinently than on the almost-cinematic, cascading sunset-gorged melancholy of ‘Sal Paradise’, poetically capturing the essence of Jack Kerouac’s diffident, introverted narrator of On The Road the song takes its name…
Put a banging stomp on it
1965: George during a “Rubber Soul” recording session at Abbey Road Studios.
It is the middle of March. I have survived a literary behemoth, Middlemarch, in my first semester of university. 2013 is a bygone era. I am devouring a bowl of Fruit Loops when I am struck by something of an epiphany: my blog is going through its own existential crisis, deprived of an inane list that ultimately means nothing but seems to be a requisite for every blog on the blogosphere to truly…