The Best Lesser-Known Hall & Oates Songs, 11-20

A few days ago I came up with my top 10 lesser-known Hall & Oates songs to mark their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Originally it was just going to be a top five and now here I am, realising I’m letting down my whole H&O appreciation unless I come up…

Hall & Oates’ Top 10 Lesser-Known Songs

Hall & Oates, live in the 80s. Celebrating Hall & Oates’ long overdue induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame last week, I thought it was time for another list.  Songs like She’s Gone, Sara Smile, Rich Girl, Kiss On My List, I Can’t Go For That, Maneater, Say It Isn’t So, Out Of…

Katy Perry Responds To PETA Criticism – A Homage To Hall & Oates?

Katy Perry from the Roar video. On my Facebook page the other day I posted the following message about how PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) are diluting the validity of many of their battles by so often picking the wrong fights. According to PETA, the video for Katy Perry’s Roar (her eighth US…

Hall & Oates Song Of The Day, From “Big Bam Boom”

Song: Out Of Touch Continuing the countdown to this weekend’s New Zealand concerts, today’s Hall & Oates song is unabashed bombastic pop. In later years the duo said the production on their simlarly bombastically-titled 1984 album Big Bam Boom was a little over the top, but the LP’s lead single Out Of Touch is all the…

Hall & Oates Song Of The Day, Day 2 – Countdown To Their NZ Concert

For day two in my Hall & Oates countdown before their Auckland concert on Sunday night, I’ve decided to go for the song Brandon Flowers from the Killers once described as “everything you need to know in writing a hit song.” Rich Girl is perfect pop: two and a half minutes of punchy, hooktastic ear-candy which…