My Twitter listening parties are like gigs - but nobody nicks your beer | Tim Burgess

Culture The Guardian

Every night, the likes of Oasis, Flaming Lips and the Cribs have been joining in as we listen to their albums in full. It’s a welcome distraction in lockdown It’s hard to write music during lockdown. A lot of songwriters I’ve spoken to just aren’t getting inspired at the moment. I did try. I wrote a song called Wash Your Hands and thought: “I’d better put the guitar down now.” That’s why I decided to start hosting listening parties on Twitter instead, which I’ve been doing every night from 9pm with the hashtag #timstwitterlisteningparties . We pick an album and listen together at a set time – …

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