Thursday, December 30, 2010

A Post Not Containing My Best Records Of 2010

There's nothing worse than a Christmas song after Christmas, is there? Well, there are a few things obviously: famine, disease, serious injury, that sort of thing. But you get my point.

Hawley needs to come off the top.

Instead I would really like to post something from an album I discovered late this year, thanks to Colin, that I *heart* very much, but that's exactly the sort of thing likely to attract the unwanted attention of the copyright police. So let me just say (again) Warpaint - 'The Fool' - top record, if you like Tanya Donelly-esque woozy riffage, slightly opaque lyrics, that sort of thing.

I liked the School Of Seven Bells one too: more than their first, in fact.

And thank you Simon for the Rose Elinor Dougall tip, though I don't at the moment think there's anything else on the album quite as good as this...




I'm afraid I'll have to go now because I have a busy kitten on my desk who has just written rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr and then wswswswwwwwssssssss by standing on the keyboard.

See you back here tomorrow for a Last Post of the year.

16 comments:

  1. Wasn't too impressed by Warpaint, I have to say.

    Hope you all had a great time.

    Kittens eh?

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  2. Oh yes.

    rrrrrrr - I think he was trying to type a purr.

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  3. Thought Undertow was great, the rest of the album less so. That Rose Elinor girl's very attractive isn't she.

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  4. What did you call the kittens in the end? Not Durutti and Column I assume.

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  5. Charlie & Poppy. Until we found out Poppy was a boy. So Charlie & Bob(by) now.

    Re. R.E.D - Ally will say she needs to sort her hair out. Meanwhile a commenter on YouTube opines fervently - "Disregard the song, I'd fuck that with the force of a thousand suns".

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  6. That would be some fuck. Probably mess her hair up too. In an attractive way.

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  7. Could any scientists out there give us an indication as to the likely force of a thousand suns? Drop us a line at the usual address.

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  8. I just laughed so much I sprayed coffee everywhere.

    The last girlfriend before the wife is the spit of Rose. I did spontaneously combust once.

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  9. Is 'spontaneously combust' a euphemism?

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  10. "The force of a thousand suns". Don't think there's any chance of me mustering up a millionth of that force, not even for Isabella Rosselini.

    Simon - if the last girlfriend was the spit of RED, the wife must be a belter.

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  11. By the way boys and girls, look out on BBC4 for several great looking music programmes in the new year, including Reggae Brittania, and a documentary about Toots and the Maytals. I love BBC4's programmes.

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  12. crikey you lot are all a bit frisky for the time of year. it's still all groaning and sore noggins and strange longings forvfruit and vegetables round here. and i hope that someone boight that girl a comb for xmas
    x

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  13. I suspect that there could be health and safety issues with that young girl's hair - particularly when operating heavy machinery or the driving of a tractor. Effective peripheral vision can be a life saver. (Captain EJ Smith and crew of the White Star Line would attest to that).

    Share a clementine with me ally.

    And maybe the kitten was after the mouse?

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