Getintothis top five #37: most read music, gigs, features and stories of the week

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The Getintothis top five stories of the week

Once again, it’s time to round up the happenings of the week on the site – here’s Getintothis’ Max Richardson with the Top Five.

Well, the year’s beginning to draw to a close, bringing with it the end of the 2010’s as a decade.

We’ve seen some utterly superb music released both in the past year and in the past decade, but have just got the time for some late entries to squeeze their way into the list of notable albums of the year.

This writer has soundtracked the weekend largely with two new records, Stormzy‘s Heavy Is The Head and in a completely different vein Harry Styles’ Fine Line – both released this week.

Both records are sounding superb in their retrospective styles, with the easy-listening pop of Styles’ new record complementing strangely well with the ever-ambitious grime of Stormzy despite the stark contrast between the two records.

Of course, it’s that time of the year where we rub our remaining brain cells together to think of the best releases of the year.

A year of many great releases, three in particular stick out for this writer; Billie Eilish’s When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Fontaines D.C.’s Dogrel and lastly Sigrid’s Sucker Punch.

Mount Eerie’s A Crow Looked At Me and Now Only – tackling bereavement and mental health

Have you got a real standout album from this year? Perhaps one that means a lot to you? We’d love to hear it, feel free to let us know in the comments below.

Anyway, let’s crack on with the Getintothis Top Five:

Cream Steel Yard – Bramley Moore Dock

Getintothis’ top five most-read stories of the week:

  1. Creamfields Steel Yard 2019 criticised for excessive noise across Liverpool
  2. Getintothis’ Top 100 Albums of 2019 – A Year In Review
  3. Getintothis’ best 100 albums of the decade – a reflection on the 2010’s
  4. Ride headline Melon Yellow 2020 at Liverpool’s Invisible Wind Factory
  5. Liverpool Christmas and New Year 2019 events guide – what’s on around Merseyside

Rod Stewart (Credit:Bazza Mills)

Getintothis’ top five most-read gigs of the week:

  1. Rod Stewart: M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
  2. SPINN, Monks, Cascaders, The Letrasets, Ask Elliot: O2 Academy, Liverpool
  3. The Mysterines, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard, The Merchants: Jimmy’s, Liverpool
  4. John Head, Roy: St George’s Hall, Liverpool
  5. The Telescopes, Rongorongo, Green Tangerines: Jacaranda Phase One, Liverpool

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