THE FRIDAY FIVE – 5.9.2014

1. Jamie T – Zombie
2. Twin Atlantic – Brothers and Sisters
3. Augustines – Weary Eyes
4. The Kooks – Forgive and Forget
5. George Ezra – Blame It On Me

Big gig news!!! Echo and the Bunnymen are coming to Belfast in February, after a five year absence. So, in celebration, here’s a Bunnymen Top Five

FIVE SONGS BY ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN

1. Nothing Lasts Forever
2. It’s Alright
3. Bring On The Dancing Horses
4. Ticket To Ride
5. Bedbugs and Ballyhoo

Also this week, the line-up for Guinness Amplify was announced, a series of concerts and surprise concerts later this month which is not in any way similar to Arthur’s Day. Not in anyway whatsoever.

If there is a surprise concert in Belfast, i’m hoping it’s either Bastille or Ellie Goulding. Or both, and that I get a ticket. Here’s a Guinness Amplify playlist to get you in the mood.

FIVE SONGS BY ACTS APPEARING AT GUINNESS AMPLIFY

1. Bastille – Pompeii
2. Ellie Goulding – Anything Could Happen
3. Kodaline – High Hopes
4. George Ezra – Budapest
5. London Grammar – Strong

THE FRIDAY FIVE – 24.1.2014

1. Broken Bells – Holding On For Life
2. Augustines – Cruel City
3. Franz Ferdinand – Bullet
4. We Are Scientists – Take It Easy
5. Lily Allen – Air Balloon

This weekend, is Australia Day. So, as per usual, let’s have a musical celebration. I was in agony at only being able to choose five songs.

FIVE SONGS BY AUSTRALIAN ACTS

1. Kylie Minogue – I Should Be So Lucky
2. Steffan Dennis – Don’t It Make You Feel Good
3. Angry Anderson – Suddenly
4. Psuedo Echo – Funkytown
5. Men At Work – Down Under