The 2016 MVD Awards

The 2016 MVD Awards

We think it’s fair to say that 2016 was, for various reasons, a memorable year. Of course, we are a music site and as such couldn’t possibly comment on Brexit, Trump, Putin, Syria, or any of that, and so we won’t. Instead we bring you a few of our favourite things, beginning with… Single of the year – ‘Wow’ by Beck There were other contenders amongst the various new releases we’ve brought you this year, but it was this wonderful slice of wierdness from the ever-brilliant Beck that topped the pile this year. he’s been around for a long time Read more »

The Tuesday Playlist No.63: Beatles Covers vol.1

The Tuesday Playlist No.63: Beatles Covers vol.1

We present 15 of the fabbest covers from the songbook of the greatest band of all time. We are huge Beatles fans here at MVD, and greatly enjoyed seeing the brand new Ron Howard film about their touring years a couple of weeks ago. The reason their music endures, or one of them at least, is because ultimately Lennon & McCartney, and later Harrison were truly great songwriters. Evidence of that can be found in the truly enormous amount of covers of their songs that exist. Pretty much every single one of them has been given an alternative treatment at Read more »

New Reels: ‘Say Say Say’ (2015 remix) by Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson

New Reels: ‘Say Say Say’ (2015 remix) by Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson

The polished up 80’s pop gem from these two musical legends comes with a vibrant new video. Released to coincide with a new remastered release of McCartney’s Pipes Of Peace album, this really not very radical new mix of this old track coud seem like a bit of a pointless cash-in did it not sound every bit as infectious as it did 30-odd years ago. The song itself was a genuine co-write between the two with McCartney supplying the verse and Jasckson then coming up with a chorus, and whilst neither of them could say it ranks amongst their best Read more »