Soundtrack of my life



An album that soundtracks my life: If You’re Feeling Sinister by Belle and Sebastian

16th March 2021

Alex Enaholo reflects on Glasgow icons Belle and Sebastian’s sophomore album If You’re Feeling Sinister as an album packed with tales of Glasgow, youth, and connections to home. Walking along Cecil Street, at about ten in the evening, in the December of my first year, from Great Western Road towards campus, I felt truly at ...


An album that soundtracks my life: The Glow, Pt. 2 by The Microphones

8th March 2021

In our newest series, Albums That Soundtrack Our Lives, we hear from a selection of students reflecting individually on albums that shaped their life in one way or another. To start us off we hear from Fin Logie, whose selection, The Glow, Pt. 2, is loaded with the image of his rural home and camping ...


An album that soundtracks my life: The Doors by The Doors

2nd March 2021

In the series Albums That Soundtrack Our Lives, we hear from a selection of students reflecting individually on albums that shaped their life in one way or another. Whether it’s a breakup, loss, nostalgia or good memories shared with friends; we look at albums that have changed the lives of different people from different places, ...


An album that soundtracks my life: Life in Cartoon Motion by MIKA

1st February 2021

For our next instalment in our ongoing series, Lucy Fitzgerald celebrates MIKA’s infectiously upbeat debut album Life in Cartoon Motion. While snubbed by music critics, Lucy maintains MIKA’s debut contains a pop optimism and male flamboyance which is yet to be matched by today’s top music figures (with the exception of Jojo Siwa). Life in ...


An album that soundtracks my life: The Fame Monster by Lady Gaga

10th December 2020

Hugo McGregor looks at life B.G. (before Gaga) and after the release of her iconic The Fame Monster. Historians use the term B.C. (before Christ) to mark the period of time before the birth of Jesus Christ; a seismic moment in history. It follows, then, that if a historian were compiling a chronicle of my ...