“Adele and Mumford & Sons open the gaps in the darkness and let the shafts of unmerited beauty drift in.”

Well, not sure what’s happening here, but yesterday I wrote – very briefly – about a book I haven’t read, and today I write about music I’ve not heard.

I loved this article by Nick Baines, Bishop of Croydon, about a couple of recent albums. I’ve not heard either of them yet, but what he wrote makes me want to. The title of this post is a quote from his, in case you hadn’t guessed.

I have heard Adele’s latest single on the radio , of course. It’s pretty hard to avoid at the moment, but it is utterly wonderful. Everyone seems to be talking about her performance of this song on the Brits, so here it is:


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