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Why The Killers’ ‘The Man’ is Their Defining Track

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As Genius describes it, ‘The Man’ is a meditation on modern masculinity- complete with a disco-rock beat”.

‘The Man’ is one of my favourite songs of all time. Despite only coming out a year and a half ago, its one of my most played tracks of all time. Do I have a whole host of reasons for this that I’m going to bore you with? Of course I do, but first I’ll drop a little background to this massive tune. ‘The Man’ was dropped in June 2017 as The Killers first track back in five whole years, in this time frontman Brandon Flowers had released his second solo album, The Desired Effect (banging album, by the way), took time off to have even more kids and reflect on the whole ‘Killers’ experience. The Killers that returned in 2017 aren’t The Killers that released Hot Fuss back in 2004, 13 years, a lot of life experience and a couple of kids changed that.

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Christmas 2018 Gift Guide For Him

     Happy December! It’s that time of year again, and if you’re like me, you’re not only already behind on Christmas shopping but are also completely stumped on what to get anyone. Never fear, I’m here to help with all of the best thing for any of the men in your life with a festive gift guide for him.

GQ How to Win at Life: The expert guide to excelling at everything you do

This handy book is based on major interviews from GQ over the years, including Richard Branson, Tracey Emin, Jamie Oliver, Tom Daley and even Dynamo.

This book covers pretty much anything you could ask for and makes for a confidence boosting read.

Aftershave

Is this a boring one? A little. Is it something you always forget about, never buy for yourself but need it? Yes.

Plus if you’re smart about it, you can find something pre-wrapped that comes with another bonus. Is this a basic tip? 100%, but this is always a great thing to remember. Boots do a massive amount of gift sets that always come with a variety of freebies.

Tom Ford fragrances are always welcomed, they’re just that bit too nice to buy for yourself. F****** Fabulous is just as the name suggests, and luxurious as f***.

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London: Must Do Experiences 2019

2019 fast approaches, and so does a fresh new calendar that you need to fill up. London is an amazing city to be in, but why waste your time doing the same old, and standing in lines outside Madame Tussaud and paying £40 for a cramped ride on the London Eye? Below are a couple of experiences that you should enjoy in London in 2019.

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Enjoy Rugby in Luxury*

February and March bring tons of rugby matches to the capital as the 6 Nations begin. It’s one thing to catch a match in the pub with your mates, but it’s another to enjoy 6 Nations hospitality at Twickenham Stadium and see the real deal. Catch England v Italy, England v France and England v Scotland in Twickenham. Choose which package you want, available in a range of prices and make the most of it! My family are Welsh, so I’ll be rooting for Wales to win as always!
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Movember 2018: Why I’m Taking Part

Hi friends, I hope you’re all well. I wanted to make this post to talk about why myself and three close friends of mine, Ben, Adam and Aled, will be taking part in Movember 2018. (Donation page here if you can’t be assed reading all the way to the bottom)

So Movember is a month of growing moustaches and fun facial hair in support of the Movember Foundation, which seeks to combat prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health issues and the high suicide rate within men- over 75% of suicides are committed by men, with men in their 40’s being the highest at risk.

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However, as mental health couldn’t give less of a shit about your sex or gender identity, we are also supporting the charity Mind. Mind is fantastic, their work to combat mental health cannot be understated and they are helping out where the Government is failing, though I hear some more funding is coming through in that area, so we’ll see how that goes.

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