NO ENCORE #270 | TOP 5 ORIGINAL SONGS WRITTEN FOR FILMS / THE ARMED REVIEW
As the avarice of the beautiful game makes itself known, Dave Hanratty and Craig Fitzpatrick pivot to a much more innocent and wholesome world of entertainment – Hollywood.
In honour of the imminent Academy Awards, the boys deliver a Top 5 that celebrates the very best in music that has been officially commissioned to appear in a motion picture or the promotional material thereof! There’s also a review of the new album from mysterious hardcore collective The Armed and a lean enough news week to consider…
ACT ONE (3:42): This week’s news round-up takes in the depressing battle that is Morrissey vs. The Simpsons, a potentially packed BRIT Awards, a Bob Dylan-shaped journalism scrap and a necessary visit to KISS Korner.
ACT TWO (21:50): Detroit outfit The Armed make plenty of noise on fourth album ULTRAPOP but is it the good kind of eardrum-bothering action? What’s more, are they even who they say they are? The boys consider the evidence.
ACT THREE (39:37): Dave’s hopes for a snappily-titled section are dashed immediately but this week’s rundown delivers strong box office returns – it’s Top 5 Original Songs Written For Films!