Story of Song The stories behind the hits Novellic


Women are being used as scapegoats for men’s problems… again

On the 7th September 2018, Mac Miller (real name Malcolm James McCormick) was found dead of a suspected drug overdose in his LA apartment at the tender age of 26. A respected and talented rapper, singer and record producer, the music world went into a frenzy when the sad news made its way onto the […]

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Strand of Oaks’ Hard Love is the First Great Rock Album of 2017

Strand of Oaks lead singer-songwriter Tim Showalter has made a fine career out of penning songs about topics that most other singer-songwriters—most other musicians—would not dare address. He also has a great ear for what makes a song stick in a listener’s head (or ears); from his 2009 release Leave Ruin to his band’s breakthrough […]

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Death of a Songwriter: George Michael’s Best 10 Songs

In a year that saw the death of so many music stars, there was still something particularly painful about George Michael’s death. This may be highly subjective but I think that for those of us in our 40s or 50s, George Michael was the ultimate songwriting companion. Many noted that his music was “the soundtrack of […]

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