Listen "We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less"~ Diogenes For Your Recs Listening Pleasure Midge Ure – Voice and Visions Tour ★★★★★ Midge Ure's Voice and Visions tour revisits two of Ultravox's albums from the 1980s and finds some gems! Celebrating Yazoo’s Upstairs At Eric’s at 40 Upstairs at Eric's by Yazoo is 40 years old today. The Recs pays tribute to Alison Moyet and Vince Clarke's influential 1982 album and looks at what made it such ... Barbra Streisand: 80 Today marks the 80th birthday of global superstar Barbra Streisand. The Recs decided to pay tribute to this enduring and formidable singer-actress-activist. Minute Taker’s Song for Ukraine The Manchester-based singer-songwriter releases brand new single, I Don't Understand, to raise funds for the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal The Recs’ Valentines Day Soundtrack Every Valentine's Day dinner needs a perfect song. The Recs' suggests some tunes to fit any amour! Token: The Return of Dubstar The 90s electropop doyens of bittersweet dance music return with Token, a tempting taster of their forthcoming album, Two. Laurence O’Brien: A Rising Music Star The Recs hails twenty-two year old singer Laurence O’Brien as a rising star vocalist you should seek out. Spotify under pressure to make changes Spotify and other streaming services are under pressure to pay musicians and songwriters fairly following a new report by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Parliamentary Committee. The Recs looks ... Bucks Fizz: Ten Top Tunes While we are marking 40 years today since Making Your Mind Up won the Eurovision Song Contest for the UK, our guest writer Tony Kavanagh has chosen ten terrific tracks ... 40 Years of Bucks Fizz Forty years since Bucks Fizz won the Eurovision Song Contest for the UK in Dublin, our guest writer musician Tony Kavanagh looks back at four decades of Fizz! Music on Monday: Time After Time by Fiona Bevan Fiona Bevan's intriguing take on the Cyndi Lauper classic, Time After Time, is The Recs' Music on Monday choice for this week. Music on Monday: Are ‘Friends’ Electric? by Gary Numan A smash hit in 1979, Gary Numan's first hit single took everyone by surprise - not least its singer! The Recs investigates the story of Are 'Friends' Electric? The Recs’ Roundup: February 2021 Our monthly round up of the essential music, film and TV releases that we didn't want you to miss. Music on Monday: Supreme by Robbie Williams We pick our favourite Robbie track and discover that it borrows more than I Will Survive! Music on Monday: Desperate But Not Serious It may have not have gained the chart success Adam Ant was used to but Desperate But Not Serious should not be neglected. Music on Monday: Justified & Ancient by The KLF Launching our Music on Monday regular feature where The Recs chooses a musical blast from the past that needs some love, we listen to an unlikely combo of a country ... The Recs’ Roundup: January 2021 The first of our monthly roundups looking at the best of the rest. Music, film and TV releases that we didn't want you to miss. Celeste – Not Your Muse The eagerly-anticipated debut album by Celeste has arrived. The Recs gives Not Your Muse a spin. Melanie C – ‘Into You’ reviewed The Recs listens to the former Spice Girl's latest solo single - glow sticks at the ready!