Archives – 2002 – July  

BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 8: JELLY ROLL MORTON – Ham And Eggs
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BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 8: JELLY ROLL MORTON – Ham And Eggs
I wonder if you have ever applied for a job dear reader. I know I have. Its important to be specific on ones CV – mine has the usual clauses (will work for gin, no mornings or inde[…]

BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 7: ALL SAINTS – Black Coffee & Lady Marmalade
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BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 7: ALL SAINTS – Black Coffee & Lady Marmalade
Without a doubt one of the most hateful bands ever for recording not one, but two breakfast themed records. It was a happy day round Headon Towers when this West London gi[…]

BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 6: THE MARMALADE – O-Bla-Di O-Bla-Da
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BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 6: THE MARMALADE – O-Bla-Di O-Bla-Da
Strike one agains this record is a that it is a Lennon & McCartney song. Not only that but a Lennon & McCartney song that they were initially too embarrassed to record. Its na[…]

BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 5: ORANGE JUICE
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BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 5: ORANGE JUICE
Orange juice, the sunshine drink! Now, Vitamin C – present in concentrated and tasty form in orange juice – is vital for preventing scurvy and anemia. These are diseases characterized by muscle wastin[…]

BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 4: BLUR – Coffee And T(ea)V
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BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 4: BLUR – Coffee And T(ea)V
B-b-but – says you the foolish music lover – the song is just called Coffee And TV. Well yes, but inherent in this clever word playing title is the contrast between Coffee (a breakfa[…]

BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 3: THE EGG
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BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 3: THE EGG
I am not a gready person. I have been known to share a bottle of Tanq or two with other like minded people. Never hear it be told that I did not stump up for someone’s birthday (though I some of my friends are g[…]

BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 2: TORI AMOS – Cornflake Girl
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BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 2: TORI AMOS – Cornflake Girl
Y Kant Tori Read? Now there is a question – posed by her first and often hidden away “metal” album which remained unanswered for some time. The obvious solution is that she i[…]

BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 1: SUPERTRAMP – Breakfast In America
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BREAKFAST OF BANALITY 1: SUPERTRAMP – Breakfast In America
“Take a look at my girlfriend – she’s the only one I got,
Not much a girlfriend – we never seem to get along”
Now I’m no relationship counsellor but […]

THE BREAKFAST OF BANALITY
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THE BREAKFAST OF BANALITY
What is the most important meal of the day? I was asked this by some pesky consumer survey thing which had been popped through my door which was sitting upon the pile of unopened Britannia Music Club application forms and de[…]

BY WAY OF EXPLAINATION
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BY WAY OF EXPLAINATION
I have been missing in action again dear reader, and as with previous enforced absences my lack of posting here has not meant that I have not been doing good out there in the real world. Indeed I spent much of the last month bu[…]

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