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Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy listens to The Pixies’ Monkey Gone to Heaven

Once upon a time in America, college radio was THE vital ingredient in breaking new bands of the post-rock disposition. REM, U2, The Cure and The Smiths enjoyed heavy rotation… Read more

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Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy listens to Lou Reed ‘Satellite of Love”

Like most people into good music (wink), I was a huge Lou Reed and Velvet Underground fan in my teens. I  still am, most recently having been reminded of the… Read more

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Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy Listens to Roxy Music’s ‘The Main Thing’

I discovered Roxy Music as a teenager while working in a record shop. One of my co-workers continually raved about the band so I picked up a copy of their… Read more

Classic Album Sundays play A Tribe Called Quest

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to A Tribe Called Quest

I was lucky to have lived in New York City during ‘The Golden Age of Hip Hop’. Not only could you hear the hottest jams spun by DJ Red Alert… Read more

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Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Electric Ladyland

‘Electric Ladyland’ is without doubt my favourite Jimi Hendrix album. ‘Axis: Bold as Love’ is certainly a strong contender and a close second but I feel Hendrix’s third album with… Read more

Classic Album Sundays present Cocteau Twins' Blue Bell Knoll

Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Blue Bell Knoll

I cannot imagine I am the only female who as a teenager sat in her bedroom listening to the Cocteau Twins, making up my own “words” and inventing my own… Read more

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Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Stevie Wonder’s “Living for the City”

It is difficult to choose “the best” Stevie Wonder album, as his classic canon of work from the seventies has been an indelible score to many of our lives. After… Read more

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Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to Unfinished Sympathy

I never fancied myself an anglophile but when I look back to the late eighties and early nineties, a good deal of my listening time was devoted to albums from… Read more

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Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen Murphy listens to New Order’s Age of Consent

For most, the Eighties are not regarded as the decade of good taste. Over-the-top fashion was punctuated by big hair, mask-like maquillage and shoulder pads more suited to an American… Read more