Tag Archives: New music

Kate Tempest, Stormzy and Gorillaz

This is my third look at poetry in modern music.   Back in 2005, Gorillaz released Demon Days, an album that spoke of many of the miseries and catastrophes we face on Planet Earth today. Then, just before the end … Continue reading

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Dizraeli, Tim Matthew and Eliza Carthy

For my second examination of the use of poetry within modern music I will delve into two albums by Eliza Carthy. Last year, Big Machine – a storm of an album by Eliza Carthy and The Wayward Band – won … Continue reading

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