Category Archives: Opinion Blog

Opinion Blog: Top Ten Ultimate Football Anthems

by Sam Skilton If you’re a football fan you will undoubtedly have your favourite pre-match or half-time tune – cast your mind back and you’ll most likely be tucking into a burger/hotdog and chips when you hear it. From the … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: Is Britpop finally officially over?

by Sam Skilton This weekend Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn buried their hatchet to end the feud which broke out between Oasis and Blur during the height of Britpop in the mid-90s – although it appears that Liam isn’t too … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: Biffy prove that good things come to those who wait

by Matt Thorpe It’s finally happening for the boys from Kilmarnock. After seven years of playing the historic Reading and Leeds Festival, Biffy Clyro have finally cracked the code and topped the bill for this summer’s spectacle. Few people can … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: The Britpop Reunion Craze

by Mark Nicholls With festival line-ups being announced for the coming summer it seems that the current trend for reunions means that many of the original Britpop bands are riding high on the revival wave (and laughing all the way … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: The best Super Bowl half-time show

by Sam Skilton Last night Beyonce performed during the half-time show at Super Bowl XLVII (that’s number 47 for those of you who aren’t up to scratch on your Roman Numerals) in New Orleans, reuniting with Destiny’s Child for the … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: The Sun no longer represents the working class

by Sam Skilton On Saturday, photos appeared of Jake Bugg alongside supermodel Cara Delevinge. Surprise, surprise, the home of celebrity gossip (no, not the Daily Mail this time actually, but the Sun) were straight onto the story, branding them as … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: Why was 2012 the Year of the Comeback?

by Sam Skilton For the thousands who witnessed them, 2012 will be remembered as the year of the comeback concert. The returns of iconic bands are sometimes criticised for being excessively hyped nostalgia-fests, rather than necessities. Fans can often be … Continue reading

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