Shane Filan | Right Here Tour

My single most memorable moment of a concert was the 2008 Back Home Westlife tour. Next to my mum and I sat a woman, probably the age I am now and her little girl.  Her little girl was about 8 years old, all blonde hair and smiles bopping along next to her mum.  At one point, the mum scooped the girl up into her arms and held onto her, her eyes glistening with tears as she took out her mobile phone, made a call and proceeded to hold the phone up to the song that was playing. The song was Home,…

We Got Bad Blood Cos I Won’t Be Shaking It …

One of my favourite things in the entire world is going to concerts. This started after my mum and dad dragged me along to the Manchester leg of the Up tour by REM (their favourite band ever) and siunce then I’ve developed a addiction to the buzz of a crowd, the chanting, the plastic cups and warm beer and sharing a moment with a person who has the same feels for a song as you do. Like the lady with her 5 year old daughter at a Westlife concert who was crying at the song Home because her husband and…

MUSIC || #CurrysMovieNight – Almost Famous

We all have that one song/film that acts as kind of a comfort food and I’m no exception. When I’ve had a particularly rubbish day or week, there’s nothing I love more than settling down in my PJs in bed/on the sofa, under a duvet, with my choice of comfort food (mashed potato, chopped tomato, grated cheese – FYI) and watching my “comfort film”. This is my idea of heaven.My film is the Cameron Crowe classic Almost Famous. Starring Hollywoods darling Kate Hudson, acting legend Frances McDormand, Billy Crudup, the late and very talented Philip Seymour Hoffman and a very…

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