Ed’s… Highlights – Mar ’11

It may still be battleship grey above but Birmingham’s got a few gigs to smile about this March, Primal Scream playing Screamadelica (O2 – 15.3) the most grin worthy on my calendar. A scene shifting band playing a scene shifting album. Magic. Plus I’ll get to feel all old and superior, which is always fun.

Over at Brum’s other biggie, Deconstruction (Mark II) spring chickens, Diagram Of The Heart, play the HMV on Mon March 7th. Not sure why they chose the worst of all school nights but I’m keen to seem them strut their stuff live. And if I need consoling (I’m hoping they’re good), Maceo Parker comes to the stage on March 13th. Failing that D:Ream play on March 20th, and just reading that on the listings make me laugh uncontrollably.

But if you want something tangible for your money, GlasVegas release ‘Euphoria, take my hand’ from their new album on March 28th, Beadyman’s debut ‘I Done An Album’ is out on March 21st, and Duran Duran’s ‘All You Need Is Now’ is on CD from March 21st. Otherwise you could buy Kim Kardashian’s new single, ‘Jam’. But don’t. You’ll only encourage her.

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