In rather thrilling festive music news, Nick Lowe has released a Christmas album entitled Quality Street (and this splendid accompanying advent calendar)! So why is it that all I ever hear on Radio 2 is boyband guff, Michael sodding Buble and - if they're feeling especially edgy - Chris Rea? What sort of world is this? And why am I not listening to 6 Music like any sane human being?!
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