Tag: U2

Most Anticipated Shows of 2017

Most Anticipated Shows of 2017

With 2016 behind us, it’s time to look ahead, and we kick off our preview with our Most Anticipated Shows of 2017. The list below is a preliminary one, as new tours should be announced in the coming weeks. In the meantime, here’s our list of tours and festivals that we cannot wait to arrive.   Elbow It has been […]

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The Black Leaders – “Take It Easy”

The Black Leaders – “Take It Easy”

Rock and Roll may be a universal language, but there is a distinctly French flavour to The Black Leaders. Formed in Rennes in 2014, the band released their first album My Best Friend in 2015. Their follow-up, Take It Easy, reflects a journey between France and the UK with vocalist Marie Guyottot delivering tones of a chanteuse against raw rock […]

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WTF?!? Post-election playlist

WTF?!? Post-election playlist

As the world breathes a collective sigh in the wake of the U.S. elections, we turn to music to help us process our spectrum of emotions. Whether you’re in the heartland of America, a bustling European capitol, or on a tranquil beach in New Zealand, you probably share the world’s “WTF?!?” feelings of surprise, dismay, or relief. This playlist features […]

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Mundo: Class of 1980

Mundo: Class of 1980

Today we focus on the Class of 1980, and there are some great albums. This is part of our monthly series that looks at some of music’s great albums celebrating a milestone this year. You can find the previous lists by clicking on the “Class” below: Class of 1965 Class of 1970 Class of 1975 ———————————————— “Do you remember rock […]

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Mundo 10 – Great Sports Songs

Mundo 10 – Great Sports Songs

This is arguably the best time of the year to be a sports fan. Both hockey and basketball are just starting their playoffs, and we’re just getting started with baseball. Whether you’re watching the Senators continue their impressive run into the playoffs, the Spurs hoping to repeat as champions, or the beginning of another long Mets season, these songs will be […]

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Mundo 5: Songs to Give Thanks

Mundo 5: Songs to Give Thanks

It’s Thanksgiving weekend in the US, so we thought we would list some songs that make us sit back, reflect, and have personal meaning to us. In other words, these are songs that make us want to say thank you to our family, friends, and all those who have helped guide us over the years.    Band Of Horses – The […]

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Mundo 5: Peace & Protest

Mundo 5: Peace & Protest

This past Tuesday marked Veteran’s Day in the Unites States, Remembrance Day in Canada, and in the UK, Armistice Day. We thought we would focus on a few tracks that highlighted the importance of peace or will make us never forget the atrocities of the past. It is only through learning what was that will enable us to hopefully not […]

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Mundo 5: The Remarkable Omnichord

Mundo 5: The Remarkable Omnichord

We, at The Revue, are admittedly music geeks (although nowhere near the level of Alan Cross). We carefully read the liner notes to see if an artist may give a nod to an unknown and obscure band. We’ll spend hours on Soundcloud and the internet scouring for music. We’ll go to garage sales, check out the Salvation Army’s stash of […]

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Mundo 5: Five Great “Foodie” Songs

Mundo 5: Five Great “Foodie” Songs

Summertime in North America and Europe means two things – the availability of fresh, local food and music festivals, and plenty of both. So for our list this week, we decided to bring together two of our favourite things, focusing on songs with food in their titles.   “PEACHES” by the PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA No list […]

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Mundo Musique Hidden Gems: U2’s “Take Today”

Mundo Musique Hidden Gems: U2’s “Take Today”

We’re going to start a new feature on Mundo Musique called “Hidden Gems”. Basically, these are outtakes or deep cuts from more popular bands or albums released before 2014 by obscure or lesser known bands that deserve much more attention. To kick it off, let’s revisit U2 at the height of their musicianship. Now, I am unabashedly a big U2 […]

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Mundo Musique: Season Greetings

Mundo Musique: Season Greetings

With holidays having arrived, here are some songs from various artists (and their friends) to get you in the spirit. Some of songs stick to the original, some offer different renditions, some are original songs, and some are covers of original songs. But we have to start this off with a classic that will never grow old. Hope you enjoy […]

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