We love music, and we want you to love it too. In our podcast, we take some of the best known albums and put them to the test. Informed, enthusiastic, perfect if you’re well on your musical journey or merely just starting out, every subject will be put under the M Means Music microscope to be rigorously reviewed by five stringent criteria.
One; moment, where does it fit?
Two; music, what does it sound like?
Three; modern art, what does it look like?
Four; members, who made it?
Five; memory: has time being kind to it?
And it’s all totally based on my opinion. Who am I? My name is Daryl and I’ve got over 40 years in pop music. I’ve sold it, I’ve written about it, released it, ta...
Released on September 29, 2017, Tell Me You Love Me marks the moment where Demi Lovato finally stepped out from being a pop poppet to being a fully-fledged, mature pop/R&B star.
21 June 2022 Finished
Few records define an era of grown-up pop music as Come Away With Me by Norah Jones. It appeared as if from nowhere in February 2002 and was suddenly everywhere. Blending contemporary and traditional, standards and covers, delivered in Jones' warm, disarming tones, Come Away With Me was an immediate hit, a balm in the post 9/11 world of hatred and warfare, something real and tangible in an unreal universe, a best kept secret to share. It seemed so unusual yet so familiar. It offered comfort. But what was this sound and who was it made by?
6 June 2022 Finished
Released on the 14th of June 2010, Cheese was the debut album of Paul Van Haver, known to the world as Stromae. With his good looks, and bow-tie, he cut a different swathe through the world of dance and hiphop.
23 May 2022 Finished
Released on Valentine’s Day 2020, The Slow Rush was Tame Impala’s first album in five years, a love letter to the world. That world was about to stumble into the first global pandemic in a century; The Slow Rush acted as a soothing balm.
25 April 2022 Finished
This week we're discussing Imperial Bedroom, which represents a crossroads for Elvis Costello & The Attractions. Costello’s seventh album, and the sixth with The Attractions, it was released in July 1982, and seemed to be the first time in his five year career where not everyone was hanging on his every word.
11 April 2022 Finished