if you're over 40 and not sitting in your chair rocking from side to side and pointing at the sky a la Alan Partridge by the end of this then we can't be friends.
You can say what you like about Morrissey. Actually you can't unless you want to be spammed by His acolytes.. But however much of a right-wing apologist tosser he is these days, it can't be denied that he still knows how to make a decent record. If he'd just shut the f**k up ...
The music is influenced by 60s Stax Soul, the video by Bob Dylan. Never seen this promo before this morning. From the Get Happy album, still Beat City's fave EC LP.
Number One in the U S of A on this day in 1969. As true today as it ever was. And a great tune.
Ron Mael doing his very best "catatonic Hitler" on German television in 1974 when the actual Hitler hadn't been dead 30 years yet.
Fantastic half hour of tunes from the Faces in the very early years. Tracks played :
You're My Girl
Too Much Woman
Maybe I'm Amazed
Around The Plynth
Bad Manners were epic. They did sons about the joys of being a fat bastard ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6fQnTyEniM
Some say poundshop Madness. But when did the excellent but always oddly detached Madness ever let themselves go properly like this?