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King King Interview

It’s all about hard work… Alan Nimmo of blues-rock outfit King King had a chat with Famous Last Words (FLW) recently about the band’s current tour and plans to  begin recording for a new album due later this year. The continue →

Sturgill Simpson Interview

On A High Top Mountain Nashville-based country singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson was recently in the UK to perform a number of live dates in support of his debut album ‘High Top Mountain’. Famous Last Words (FLW) talked with Sturgill Simpson between continue →

To Harry…

Hege Brynildsen returns with new album Meeting in a swanky American diner in Oslo recently, FLW got to speak with Norwegian Hege Brynildsen about her forthcoming new album ‘Till Harry’. Having made the decision to record the album in Swedish continue →

Uten at du vet det

Hot Off The Press! Famous Last Words (FLW) interviewed folk sensation Sigrun Loe Sparboe on the eve of her live performance at Josefine Vertshus in Oslo. Sigrun proved to be a great interviewee as there was much discussion regarding her continue →

Seven Doors Hotel Interview

Seven Doors Hotel agreed to meet FLW It was a damp and incredibly cold day in the centre of Oslo when Seven Doors Hotel met with Famous Last Words (FLW) over a cup of Joe or two as the band’s continue →

King King Video & Tour

King King Heading Out On The Road This Month With fresh news arriving regarding the mighty King King who is set to start touring throughout Europe and the UK this month. In addition to the upcoming live dates, the band continue →

Jonas Fjeld Interview

Western Harmonies ‘Western Harmonies’ was one of the best albums of 2013 that really had the Famous Last Words (FLW) office rockin’ with delight. The album is so good, in fact, that it was bestowed the position of second place continue →

Halden Electric New Single

New Single Release From Album ‘Women’ Halden Electric returns with new single and video from his quite magnificent double album ‘Women’ First single to be lifted in 2014 from Halden Electric’s sublime double album ‘Women’ is the tearstained ‘Always You’. continue →

Willard Grant Conspiracy interview

Life Becoming A Ghost Town Willard Grant Conspiracy talked with Famous Last Words (FLW) at the end of 2013 regarding their rather splendid album ‘Ghost Republic’. In addition, the band were awarded by FLW the coveted top spot of number continue →

Top 20 Best Of 2013

Famous Last Words (FLW) Top 20 Records 2013 In a truly exceptional year of music, Famous Last Words (FLW) has complied its twenty best albums (with one notable exception being an EP) of 2013. Compiling this list has by no continue →

Halden Electric

Halden Electric On His New Album ‘Women’ Halden Electric talked with Famous Last Words (FLW) recently about his latest album ‘Women’.  Not only is this a double album with one side acoustic based and the other more electric, but it continue →

Louise Jordan Interview

Folk songstress Louise Jordan talks about her album ‘Florilegium’ and recent tour Fresh from a recent tour of the UK, Louise Jordan found time to speak with Famous Last Words about plans for a new album in 2014. In addition to continue →

FLW Playlist

 

Neànder

Neànder (Through Love Records)

Bleak sonic soundscapes that also shine with waves of melodic passages making this a compelling debut album for German band Neànder.

 

No Cactus

Jackdaw (Cutthroat)

A superb collection of alternative country that sees it’s main players more than happy to sit in the shadows and let the songs do the talking.

 

Introducing…Danny “O” & The Astrotones

Danny "O" & The Astrotones (Witchcraft)

More than rockabilly, in fact, quite a bit more as this is rock ‘n’ roll with blues, garage and punk thrown in as well and ending up with an assured debut album.

 

One In A Million

Twisted Rod (Rhythm Bomb)

Twisted Rod has certainly done it again and produced a whirlwind of rockin’ rockabilly and rock ‘n’ roll with current album ‘One In A Million’.

 

Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.4

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

There’s not a dud track to be had here as the various artists selected for ‘Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.4’ maintain a high level of quality via a mixture of blues and rhythm and blues.

 

In Constellation

West My Friend (Grammar Fight Records)

There’s much to take in during West My Friend’s new long player and it’s all good!

 

Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.5

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

Another volume and another successful formula of blues and rhythm and blues as far as ‘Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.5’ goes.

 

Flux

Rachael Dadd (Memphis Industries)

Societal and environmental issues feature during Rachael Dadd’s latest album that is also rich in musical experimentation.

 

Sweet Thing

Bonita & The Blues Shacks (Rhythm Bomb)

It’s certainly a mixed bag of styles that flows throughout the album ‘Sweet Thing ‘and therefore offering something for all blues and rhythm and blues supporters, but when the traditional route is given some airtime, then it’s where Bonita & The Blues Shacks truly shine.

 

The Ragtime Wranglers – ‘New Spark Boogie / Free Ballin‘

The Ragtime Wranglers (Homebrew Records)

The Ragtime Wranglers and this double-sided single, they wake up the neighbourhood with good reason because this is rock ‘n’ roll worth getting excited about.

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