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Songs To Write In Berlin When You're Fink

Tim Thornton | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

It's a strange beast, songwriting. Such a delicate balancing act of sounds you personally wish to hear, things you think others might enjoy listening ...

Tired of the EU Referendum? Here's Some Music

Tim Thornton | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.

Ten Early 90s Indie Songs That Say It All

Tim Thornton | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

With the assistance of my publication of choice, Melody Maker, my eyes were opened to an increasingly large list of often ridiculously-named bands. The movement's zenith for me will always be the early 1990s; but time (i.e. the press) has not been kind to the memory of the indie music from this period.

A Scottish Referendum Playlist: 18 Songs For 18 September

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Scotland: we know you want to break free. But if you leave me now, we are never, ever getting back together. Yes, here's our Scottish independence ...

Listen Up: 12 Songs To Keep Us In The Moment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

However interesting your work, it can be hard to stay focused on the screen for hours on end. And that's where music comes in. Psychologists belie...

The Best Music to Lose Your Job To

Grant Feller | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Grant Feller

A year ago I lost my job, felt sorry for myself for 48 hours and then got back on the bus and started my own phenomenally successful (almost) media consultancy. My latest playlist selection was, I thought, entirely random. But today I realised it's not - it's all about me. Or at least me and work - losing, winning and everything in between.

PLAYLIST: 25 Happy, Soppy Love Songs For Valentine's Day Lovers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Yesterday we brought you 25 Of The Angriest, Saddest Love Songs Every Recorded. So for the sake of balance, it seems only right that we also compile t...

25 Anti-Valentine's Day Songs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Whether you want to tell someone to go their own way or tell them that you can't live (if living is without them), then this playlist is for you. F...

The 8 Tracks Ed Miliband SHOULD Choose For 'Desert Island Discs'

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Comedy

So - The Artist Also Known As The Labour Leader is going to be on 'Desert Island Discs' this Sunday. Here are the eight tracks we think Ed Miliband sh...

PLAYLIST: 21 Sparkling Tracks For Bonfire Night

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Need some music to accompany your bonfire night festivities and/or drown out the sound of fireworks outside? Look, or indeed listen, no further! Fr...

PLAYLIST: 25 Spookily Good Songs For Your Halloween Party

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Comedy

You've made your costume. You've carved your pumpkin (not a euphemism). Now all you need to do is amuse your Halloween party guests - and/or yourse...

PLAYLIST: 12 Songs For Prince George's Christening

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Comedy

Today, His Royal Highness Prince George Of Cambridge makes his first big public appearance since he left hospital. Hopefully this time he won't stick ...

20 'Best Of' Albums That Shouldn't Really Exist

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK Comedy

First things first. When we say they shouldn't really exist we don't mean that we don't like the artists' music. In fact, many of them created some of...

LISTEN: David Cameron's G8 Playlist: The 10 Songs That SHOULD Have Been On It

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Comedy

It's been revealed that at last month's G8 conference, David Cameron gave his fellow world leaders a USB stick containing a playlist of 10 songs. ...

PLAYLIST: 20 Songs For A Great British Heatwave

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Comedy

In the words of Irving Berlin: we're having a heatwave! In case you hadn't noticed. (Note: that second sentence was just a scratch lyric.) And ever...

LISTEN: iTunes Radio - An Apple Playlist

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Comedy

So Apple has announced the arrival of iTunes Radio this autumn. And given the recent claims involving the NSA and a program called Prism, we thought t...

PLAYLIST: 25 Songs For An Impending Nuclear War

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Firstly, let us start by saying that there's nothing funny about nuclear war. In fact, we think Simon Le Bon said it best when he uttered the immo...

PLAYLIST: Songs For A British Spring

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Ah, spring! With its golden daffodils, gamboling lambs and glorious sunshine. Sort of. Yes, we thought there was no better way to celebrate thi...

LISTEN: Anti-Valentine's Day Songs

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Comedy

As a wise man once wrote: Sad songs say so much. And so, this St Valentine's Day, if you're single and/or unhappy (the two aren't necessarily conn...

LISTEN: Music To Do Your Tax Return By

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Comedy

It's that time of year again. The time that we finally listen to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs' most famous employee - Moira Stuart - and fill in ...

LISTEN: End Of The World Playlist

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK Comedy

So we've come to the end of the road. It's the final countdown. It's all over now... baby blue. Yes, kids, the Mayan apocalypse is upon us, and it'...

LISTEN: A Spookily Good Halloween Party Playlist

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Throwing a Halloween party? Got your costume ready? Made your pumpkin beer keg? Wonderful! Now all you need are some party tunes. And handily, you ...

He'll Never Sit With Common People LIke You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Comedy

So our chancellor has been caught a) trying to sit in first class while only having a standard class ticket and b) paying £160 in order to stay in fi...

Friday The 13th Songs: A Very Superstitious Playlist

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK Comedy

We imagine that today, Friday the 13th, you'll mainly be avoiding ladders, black cats and the thirteenth floor of office buildings. And while you're d...

Songs For A Right Royal Knees-Up: A Jubilee Playlist

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Whether you're a royalist or a republican, we can at least all agree one thing: we've got a long weekend off work so LET'S GET DRUNK AND HAVE A PARTY!...