Things That Made Me Smile This Year

Everyone has their best of lists, favorites lists, etc, and frankly I haven’t played enough games or seen enough movies to make a 10 best list; instead this is a buffet (since no one says smorgrasbord anymore) of things that made me smile. 13th Star – Fish This got a deluxe early release in September…

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Fish Update

As many who know me, both online and in person, are aware, my favorite singer is ex Marillion frontman Fish.  I became a huge fan when I first heard him sing on Misplaced Childhood, some 20 plus years ago. His departure from the band, and difficulty of getting his CD’s in the states, never deterred…

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Comfort Music

When the news gets overwhelming, the nitwits out of hand, when work gets too distressing, I listen to my favorite band. This is probably my favorite song bar none. It made me a fan of Marillion, and a huge, huge fan of Fish’s lyrics. It’s a tad long, but please enjoy… Script for a Jester’s…

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State of Mind

Aside from poor image quality, this 2 minute clip from Fish’s song state of mind is as relevant today as it was when written almost 20 years ago. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNgTvjCkV3E]

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Marillion: The Early Stages 1982-1987 The Official Bootlegs

 It’s official! The box set of some of Marillion’s early concerts will now be available on November 17th. All orders made directly from former lead singer Fish’s website will also receive an autographed copy of the cover (Mark Wilkinson is the artist,who also did the banner on my website-which is from Fish’s album 13th Star)…

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13th Star Revisited

Released as a limited edition in September of ’07 and a world release this past February, 13th Star may be Fish’s best solo album to date. From the opening track “Circle Line” to the closing track with the album’s title, 13th Star is a voyage of one man’s rocky journey though life.  With the unversal…

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