The 1/26 UKTX: What You Missed


England’s northeast is known for coal, middling-to-poor football (recently, anyway), and a brimming music scene that recently launched the career of Geordie Springsteen Sam Fender (while being the birthplace of up’n’comer Jade Bird, and the ancestral home of one Matt Healy).  Check out the latest from vets-from-the-neighborhood Field Music, who have–get this–teamed up with the Imperial War Museum to make an entire concept record about Britain after World War I.  In the case of single “Money Is A Memory”, that history is filtered through Bowie’s Young Americans LP:


And Scotland’s Twin Atlantic has been on this show’s radar since their debut LP brought them to the no-badge-required SXSW competitor Red Gorilla Music Fest a decade ago.  They’ve played the big boy festival several times since–delivering five albums along the way, including the all-new Power, just out on Friday.  Here’s “Barcelona” from the new one: 

Here’s the entire UKTX list from 1/26:

Coldplay “Everyday Life”

Twin Atlantic “Barcelona”

Rex Orange County “Face To Face”

Sam Fender “Saturday”

Foals “The Runner”

Stereophonics “Bust This Town”

1975 “Me & You Together Song”

Field Music “Money Is A Memory”

Liam Gallagher “Now That I’ve Found You”

Bombay Bicycle Club “Everything Else Has Gone Wrong”

Courteeners “Better Man”

Blossoms “The Keeper”




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