The Run Out Grooves

The Run Out Grooves
Celebrating the final track on the album.
Created 17 May 2021
  • Jolly good. Cup of tea, then, Bruce. Let's celebrate.
    07 Dec 2021 • 3 min read
    Thanks for reading The Run Out Grooves! Subscribe for free to receive two new posts a week and support my work. Here at The Run Out Grooves, one of the traits we are starting to notice is closing trac...
  • Thread is ripping The knot is slipping
    02 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Subscribe now During the recording session for Rattle and Hum in 1988, Bono started writing a song on the piano, not his regular songwriting mechanism. What was developed was a Jacques Brel-Esque torc...
  • Where were you while we were getting high?
    30 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    Thanks for reading The Run Out Grooves! Subscribe for free to receive new posts and support my work. There can't be many songs that have managed to prove the inspiration for an incalculable number of ...
  • Immerse your soul in love
    26 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    I wanted to thank the team for Substack for featuring us this week; it has been amazing to see so many extra pairs of eyeballs on the newsletter via the Discovery page. I'll make it easy as possible -...
  • The empty-handed painter from your streets is drawing crazy patterns on your sheets
    23 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Subscribe now (Before we start - some subscribers may not have got the previous entry via email as there were some non-swear words which may still have been red-flagged. The previous entry on The Jesu...
  • So. It's said
    18 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Subscribe now The Jesus and Mary Chain’s debut album is one that I’ve been a fan of since the very start of the 2000s. I was 16 for most of 1999, and for anyone that wasn’t around, the last three mont...
  • He said it's been a long time comin'
    16 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    I've tried to avoid contrasting closing tracks with opening tracks so far on The Run Out Grooves, but this time, it feels tough not to. Aretha Franklin's 1967 album, I've Never Loved A Man The Way I L...
  • Conductor done hollered, 'All, aboard'
    11 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Subscribe now Have you ever done something that you really had no idea how much trouble it would get you into? How much effort would it take to try and unpick the unpredictable mess you'd gotten into?...
  • Maybe someday soon, somewhere
    09 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Eric Clapton had burnt through "supergroups" Cream and Blind Faith by the end of the sixties and wanted something more low-key for the 1970s. Derek and The Dominoes allowed him to play smaller clubs w...
  • I shot a man in Brooklyn...
    04 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    One of the curious elements of music criticism and analysis is that rock music has its own references and shorthand, which you really need to pick up and learn. If those references mean nothing to you...
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