28/08/17: I thought I'd clean up this page, as it was getting cluttered with junk, that is to say, popular tracks that I liked for a while - because they fitted my mood - but had become weary of. My musical tastes are quite eclectic.
Two of my favourite bands have always been The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd. For some reason that has not changed, which makes me a bit of an anomaly as they are throw-backs who,
in strict musical terms, belong mainly to the 1960s and 70s (and a little into the 80s), whereas my formative years were the 1990s. I also like The Who, a very similar band, but populist and less original/experimental,
more 'pop arty', and a bit more dated in their sound (in my opinion) - but still very good. Additionally, I like English and Irish folk music, and anything else that is good to listen to.
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Nolwenn Leroy, Bro Gozh Ma Zadoù [Breton: "Old Land Of My Fathers"], the anthem of Britanny
An obscure find, but I just think it's a stirring tune. I like ethnic tribalism, things that bring a people together with a common, blood-based identity. There's something beautiful and transcendent about it. Some things should be
beyond money and other transient attributes. It's an old idea, but still worthy I think. Incidentally, when listening to this, it struck me how much Breton sounds like Welsh (I've encountered quite a few Welsh speakers). If I'm not mistaken,
I think the original composer of the song was even Welsh.