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Where the Wild Roses Grow

Where The Wild Roses Grow is a song written by Nick Cave and performed by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in a duett with Kylie Minogue. This song was presented on Mystery Lyrics on November 28th, 2017, the Mystery Lyric being Why they call me that I do not know, for my name was…

Rumer – On My Way Home

Todays Mystery Artist, (born 3 June 1979 in Islamabad, Pakistan), better known by her stage name, is a British singer–songwriter. Her Father, with whom her mother had an affair out of wedlock, was a Pakistani. Her voice has been described by The Guardian and many others as being reminiscent of Karen Carpenter. Supported by leading…

Annie Lennox – Memphis in June

Memphis in June by Annie Lennox is an interpretation of a jazz standard by Hoagy Carmichael. It features on her Nostalgia album from 2014, which is a collection of Jazz, Blues and Soul classics as interpreted by Annie. This is what happens, when one half of a famous pop duo sits herself down, chooses her…

Cultured Pearls

The Cultured Pearls song “Silverball” was presented on Mystery Lyrics on Tuesday August 1st, 2017. The clue was: If moving to the European Continent has taught me one thing, it is that the privilege of making good music is not reserved for British and American musicians alone. There is, for example, some fine music being…

The Blue Aeroplanes – Jacket Hangs

I get a lot of my inspiration for Mystery Lyrics from the “Your mix of the week” playlist on Spotify, including, more often than not, bands I am unfamiliar with or indeed have never heard of before. Todays choice is one of these bands… Today we are looking for an English rock band from Bristol,…

Roger Chapman – Zipper

Roger Chapman. I like to think back to a time a couple of decades ago, when Video Rental Stores started lending out CDs when they were a relatively new feature on the music market. One of the many I borrowed and recorded on my cassette recorder was todays choice, an excellent album, but in the…