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Anna Calvi: Suddenly catapulted from relative unknown to one of the most well-respected musicians in the business

September 25, 2013


She’s been compared to Edith Piaf, and her fan base includes Brian Eno and Nick Cave. The New Statesman talks politics, music and feminism with Anna Calvi. written for New Statesman Anna Calvi’s sumptuous self-titled debut saw her catapulted from relative unknown to one of the most respected artists in music. Released in 2011, it […]

New Releases in 2013

January 3, 2013


I said in my last post, 10 Best Albums of 2012, that last year was a poor year for album releases. There seemed to be a dearth of great records, and the year, as a whole, failed to spark my musical imagination. However, this year looks set to be different, with a host of great bands […]

Best Albums of 2011

December 31, 2011


written by Robert Pollard It’s time for the ‘Passions Just Like Mine Best Album of 2011’ award, and this year’s winner is, of course, Laura Marling for her superb 3rd album A Creature I Don’t know. See if you agree with the list below…. Laura Marling – A Creature I Don’t Know Beirut – The […]

Upcoming Gigs

July 28, 2011


written by Robert Pollard  Passions Just Like Mine will be attending some truly mouth-watering gigs in the coming months. With Anna Calvi and Laura Marling both playing live at the Cathedral and Beirut set to play the Academy, Manchester is playing host to some of the greatest names in the music world. Details of the […]