What is better? To be ahead of the game and be first in the line or to lag behind and be the fat kid that no-one picks for gym?
I am asking because I am choosing my new 'Album of The Week' and I am having to go with Colour the Small One
. Now this is an older album, released in 2004. Not exactly in with the current musical trends am I? But I just discovered it this week and I am LOVING it.
But then I am looking at my top artists and I realise that the majority of them I found either extremely early on in thier careers or extremely late in thier careers. So I am either driving the bandwagon, or running trying to catch up but never jumping on at the same time as everyone else.
I know I have a perverse streak in me that makes me shun all things chart, to a certain extent. Does anyone else have this? Are you filled with guilt when despite your better efforts something of the 'now' creeps onto your iPod?
Example, in the UK we have a rash of 'faux' urban acts. One of them being Lily Allen
now I cannpt stand this young woman. …