THE 40th BRITS 2020 & A LOOK BACK

THE 40th BRITS 2020 & A LOOK BACK

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Saturday 22nd February  2020

This week saw the 40th year of the Brit Awards… and the winners were:

Male Solo Artist:                                                Stormzy

Female Solo Artist                                             Mabel

Best Group                                                          Foals

Song of the Year                                                Lewis Capaldi – ‘Someone You Loved’

Mastercard Album Of The Year                   Dave – ‘Psychodrama’

Best New Artist                                                   Lewis Capaldi

International Female Solo Artist                   Billie Eilish

International Male Solo Artist                       Tyler, the Creator

 

The organisers didn’t look back, but we think by doing so reflects the changes in music over 40 + 3 years.

Let’s remind ourselves of the Brits’ Best Album for each year.

1977       The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

1982       Adam and the Ants – Kings of the Wild Frontier

1983       Barbra Streisand – Memories

1984       Michael Jackson – Thriller Not Nominated

1985       Sade – Diamond Life

1986       Phil Collins – No Jacket Required

1987       Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms

1988       Sting – …Nothing Like the Sun

1989       Fairground Attraction – The First of a Million Kisses

1990       Fine Young Cannibals – The Raw and the Cooked

1991       George Michael – Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1

1992       Seal – Seal

1993       Annie Lennox – Diva

1994       Stereo MCs – Connected

1995       Blur – Parklife

1996       Oasis – (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

1997       Manic Street Preachers – Everything Must Go

1998       The Verve – Urban Hymns

1999       Manic Street Preachers – This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours

2000       Travis – The Man Who

2001       Coldplay – Parachutes

2002       Dido – No Angel

2003       Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head

2004       The Darkness – Permission to Land

2005       Keane – Hopes and Fears

2006       Coldplay – X&Y

2007       Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not

2008       Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst Nightmare

2009       Duffy – Rockferry

2010       Florence and the Machine – Lungs

2011       Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More

2012       Adele – 21

2013       Emeli Sandé – Our Version of Events

2014       Arctic Monkeys – AM

2015       Ed Sheeran – x

2016       Adele – 25

2017       David Bowie – Blackstar

2018       Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer

2019       The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships

2020       Dave – ‘Psychodrama’         –

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

Raising a child is insurance for old age – Chinese saying

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…the Brits Album of the Year

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

Knock, knock.

Who’s there?

Tank.

Tank Who

You’re welcome

LOVE IS…

Love is…electric! High voltage!

 

 

 

©2020 Phil M Robinson