Music in 2002 – Albums Turning 20!

Posted by - March 9, 2022

2002 saw the release of two sequel blockbusters in the shape of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, as well as Apple’s second generation iPod. Kelly Clarkson won the first series of American Idol, U2 headlined the Superbowl Halftime Show and Michael Jackson infamously caused

Northern Chorus: Top 20 Love Songs

Posted by - February 14, 2022

It’s Valentines Day! And a great excuse to delve into the more romantic side of our favourite artists. Yes, we all love the stadium anthems, but sometimes it’s the love songs that show off songwriters at their very best, so we have compiled a list of our 20 favourite love songs from up north. Only

Oasis or The Stone Roses? Lyrics Quiz!

Posted by - November 6, 2021

… … … If you haven’t already, make sure you check out our Fantasy Pints Podcast, where we interview a different guest each week and ask the one common question – “if you could go for a drink with any three musicians past or present, who would you choose any why?” Latest episode with DMA’s

Why Oasis Turned Down the Trainspotting Soundtrack

Posted by - February 23, 2021

Today marks 25 years since the release of the cult classic film, ‘Trainspotting’, based on the 1993 novel by Irvine Welsh. Considered a cultural phenomenon of the 90’s, Trainspotting is widely renowned for its brilliant soundtrack, which includes the likes of Pulp, Primal Scream and New Order. A band that seemed a perfect fit to