❉ We peruse Marc Almond’s definitive 10-disc box set career anthology.
❉ Poet and novelist Ange Chan takes us on a tour of the history of
La Chanson Française, from Piaf, Brel and Gainsbourg to Bowie, Almond and Daho.
✻ Sixty years on, we acknowledge Marilyn Monroe’s ‘Bus Stop’, and reflect on her iconic status.
❉ Former Soup Dragon HiFi Sean has assembled an all-star cast for new long player “Ft”, reviewed by Ange Chan.