Johnno Casson (Snippet / Old Tramp): Top 10 Albums – Part 2

DIY pop sensation, Johnno Casson releases a new collection of songs under one of his aliases, Snippet, on 21 July. Appropriately called The Sunshine EP, Louder Than War will be reviewing soon. In the meantime, Paul Scott-Bates caught up with Johnno and managed to grab a note of his favourite Top 10 albums. Here’s the second part

 

Lambchop – Is a Woman

Warm toasty and relaxing, a recent arrival & proof that less is most definitely more

 

The Beatles – Revolver

Taught me lessons in pop music which stuck like glue, the 60’s you say? Wow!

 

The Streets – Original Pirate Material

One of finest UK albums ever, established a template still utilised today.

 

Massive Attack – Blue Lines

Just bliss, much more than just trip hop, melody, rhyme, programming, voice, beat, song GO!

 

An Introduction to Nick Drake

Was the most played album in Snippet’s house for 5 years running a few years back, I turned it on to relax and de-stress-it worked every time.

 

Continued from Part 1

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The Snippet website is here. You can follow Snippet on Twitter here and like on Facebook here. Listen to tracks from The Sunshine EP on Soundcloud here.

All words by Paul Scott-Bates. More of Paul’s writing on Louder Than War can be found here. Paul’s website is hiapop Blog. Paul is working hard to save Radio Lancashire’s On The Wire, the BBCs longest running alternative music programme. Follow him on twitter as @saveonthewire for all On The Wire news or follow hiapop Blog on Twitter, @hiapop.

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