Post by etiennehanratty on Jan 9, 2016 22:37:29 GMT
Half Man Half Biscuit-McIntyre, Treadmore and Davitt alternating with Trouble Over Bridgwater. Have pretty much listened to nowt else since getting round to exploring them at the end of last year. Nigel Blackwell has to be our finest lyricist since Jake Thackray.
(New David Bowie album pretty good, too)
The chorus to this one is sheer poetry, uplifting and tragic at the same time:
But this is the one that really convinced me of their genius (warning: a bit sweary):
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