Catholic Action – Another Name For Loneliness

Catholic Action have shared a brand-new single from their fast-approaching new album Celebrated by Strangers. Another Name For Loneliness is the album’s broad-shouldered centre-piece, employing sweeping strings to create a melancholy sense of slow-burn anthemia. Lead singer and guitarist Chris McCrory says it is about; “Rediscovering pure, joyful and meaningful love as an adult. And learning not to question it.” Stream it here.   Continue reading Catholic Action – Another Name For Loneliness

Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

We’ve decided to do things a bit differently this year – too many times in the past we’ve posted our favourite songs of the year and then discovered late releases we wished we’d added! And also 2019 was a shit year for the world – Brexit, Johnson, Trump, the world burning… at least there is music. So, way after everyone else has done theirs, here … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

Catholic Action – People Don’t Protest Enough

It seems as we are just about to send our country spiralling down a plughole of lies, bile and stupidity, in which case as we do so, let’s raise a cheer for Catholic Action and their new single People Don’t Protest Enough. Where previous single One Of Us took aim at the billionaire-owned media and their Bullingdon Club ilk, this new track is a call to … Continue reading Catholic Action – People Don’t Protest Enough