TwitCount Button

Weekly Last.FM Charts, Featuring Clint Mansell

Week of 23 October – 30 October 2020

RankAvatarArtist nameScrobbles
1Avatar for Clint MansellClint Mansell52 scrobbles
2Avatar for Roy HarperRoy Harper23
3Avatar for John MartynJohn Martyn8
4Avatar for QueenQueen8
5Avatar for Tim BuckleyTim Buckley6
6Avatar for Fairport ConventionFairport Convention5
7Avatar for Richard ThompsonRichard Thompson5
8Avatar for John CaleJohn Cale4
9Avatar for Kevin AyersKevin Ayers4
10Avatar for Scott WalkerScott Walker4

I listened to an episode of the Soundtracking podcast with Edith Bowman, episode 217 with Ben Wheatley, director of the new Rebecca movie that just hit Neflix. Clint Mansell did the score for the movie and so I listened to it a few times while doing knowledge work at home. It’s really good.

Ilizarov Frame

I actually met Clint once at a gig at the Glasgow Barrowlands. It was when I was recovering from my climbing accident and I’d gone to see PWEI. Given the state of my leg, the Barrowlands bouncers sent me to the artists’ entrance to avoid the crowds and I met Clint on the stairs. He asked the obvious question: ‘what happened to your leg?’. I can’t remember if I told him the truth or not. In those days I used to make up different stories because I was so tired of the question. Well, I was 19 and probably stoned, so…