Spinning Discs's Michelle with her daughters
Mother's Day is just around the corner (Sunday 22nd March), so the independent record shops have kindly chosen some of their best gift recommendations including vinyl gems and Record Tokens so that you can give your mum the perfect records to isolate with. Worth keeping in mind that Record Tokens can be used both in-store and online.
It’s so vital to keep supporting your local record shop at this time, so please find their website or give them a call to see what mail-order is possible and enjoy the below recommendations!
David's Music - Ashlie Sky
"This is me and my Mum, Pam the Great. I’m getting her Harry Styles’ Fine Lines on CD because she has amazing taste!"
Fish Records - Frankie Morgan
"The album that I would give to my mum for Mother’s Day would be The Highwomen by The Highwomen. I have chosen this album as it is an all-female supergroup consisting of Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby and Amanda Shires and it is an empowering celebration of women. Plus I think every mother can relate to the track entitled ‘My Name Can’t be Mama’!"
Intense Records - Jon Shuffle
"I would get my mum 'Womack & Womack – Teardrops' as that was my Dad's favourite song that always got him on to the dancefloor, but sadly he is no longer with us. We were talking about it the other day and she doesn’t have it on vinyl."
Spinning Discs – Martin and Michelle
"The record that reminds Michelle the most of her mother - the track ‘Octopus’s Garden’ on the Abbey Road album."
"Also, a photo of our daughters Martha, Matilda and Neko with the album that they associate with Michelle (their Mum) - Madonna’s Immaculate Collection."
"Finally, here’s a photo of Michelle, Martha, Matilda and Neko with the records that mean something special to them on Mother’s Day."
TNT Records - Josh
The Vinyl Whistle Shop - Jon Moss
"My kids would like to get their mum The Courteeners' 'St Jude' record for Mother’s Day to remind her she’s not 19 forever!"
Vintage & Vinyl - Alison Wressell
"This is a picture of my mum and my daughter. I would gift my mum 'Elvis with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' because he was her heartthrob when she was a girl - and we all want to feel young again. don't we?"
"Also, something new to add to her collection; the new Deacon Blue album would be a great gift. My mum would enjoy my music when I was a teenager at home, and Deacon Blue has a great uplifting sound and wonderful lyrics that capture real emotions. Perfect with a glass of wine!"
"The OG First Lady of music, Ella Fitzgerald, brought us classics such as ‘The Lady Is A Tramp’ and ‘Hello Dolly’. There’s no higher acclamation to give your own mother than an LP by this woman, whose career spanned across 6 decades."