Monday, March 22, 2010

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

I've got the music, I've got the lights


This is my most-listened-to song over the last seven days, according to last.fm. (I've listened to it three times). The bass player of Sailor co-wrote Karma Chameleon.

Monday, March 8, 2010

You shouldn't have done it, Norman


Here's my playlist from last weekend's Sunday Supplement at the Griffin, complete with possibly ill-advised disco odyssey wig out for the last hour.

I've stuck as much of it as I could find on Spotify in a playlist HERE. So sit back, eat a beef dinner, sip some red red wine and enjoy.

Just A Little Lovin' – Dusty Springfield
Blue Mood – Gert Wilden & Orchestra
Half-Forgotten Daydreams – John Cameron
Getting Nowhere In A Hurry – Roy Budd
Sunday Morning – The Velvet Underground
Step Inside Love (Demo Version) – Cilla Black
On Days Like These – Matt Monro
Oh, The Divorces! – Tracey Thorn
I'd Like To Walk Around In Your Mind – Vashti Bunyan
Les Bicyclettes De Belsize – Johnny Worth
A Taste Of Honey – Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
Beachy Bunch – The High Llamas
Bass In Love – Guy Pederson
Slip Into Something More Comfortable – Kinobe
Wichita Lineman – Glen Campbell
Mixed-Up Girl – Thelma Houston
Be Mine – Erik & Ellie
Drop (Kings Of Convenience ‘Tusen Takk’ Rework) – Cornelius
I'll Love You For A While – Dusty Springfield
The Birds And The Bees – Dean Martin
Why Can't Our Love Be Like It Was Before – Oral Caress
Patio Song – Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
I'm Not The Loving Kind – John Cale
I Say A Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
Searching For Mr Right – Young Marble Giants
Sketch For Summer – The Durutti Column
Wonderful Land – The Shadows
Corn Rigs – Paul Giovanni
London Belongs To Me (Foxbase Beta Version) – Saint Etienne
Jeane – Sandie Shaw
Never Tell The World – The Free Design
Your Hurtin' Kind Of Love – Dusty Springfield
Choc Ice – Lulu & The Luvvers
Savoy Truffle – The Beatles
Whipped Cream – Herb Albert & The Tijuana Brass
Shout About Pepsi – Denny Wright & The Hustlers
Goody Goody Gumdrops – Des Lee & Miami
So Little Time – Diana Dors
But I Don't Care – Claire Francis
Miracles – Kiki Dee
Nothing But A Heartache - The Flirtations
I Can't Wait Until I See My Baby (Aka I Just Can't Wait To See My Baby's Face) – Baby Washington
Lavender Popcorn – Scrugg
Gentlemen Of The Park – Episode Six
Looking Out My Window – Tom Jones
Friendship Train – Rosetta Hightower
Senior Thump – Alan Hawkshaw
Contact – Brigitte Bardot
Spooky – Dusty Springfield
Mo' Pop – Dot Allison
Girl In A Sportscar – Alan Hawkshaw
Flight 2 – Angelo & Eighteen
Weeds II (Origin Of The Species) – Pulp
Margerine Melodie (Disco Beard Dear Marge Edit) – Stereolab
Sleepy California (Super Furry Animals Remix) – Her Space Holiday
Bees – Caribou
I Love My Dog – Cat Stevens
The Clapping Song – Anita Harris
You've Got To Be A Hustler If You Want To Get On – Sue Wilkinson
You Done My Brain In (Disco Beard Catwalk Edit) – The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
Sea Lion Woman – Nina Simone
Do The Strand – Roxy Music
Glass Of Champagne – Sailor
You Know What I Mean – The Vernons Girls
Southern Man – Sylvester
Love Hangover – Diana Ross
Love You Inside Out – The Bee Gees
Like An Eagle – Dennis Parker
L.O.V.E. Got A Hold Of Me – Demis Roussos
Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy – Parvati Khan
Love Bite – Richard Hewson Orchestra
The Way It Used To Be – Pet Shop Boys
Charlie's Angels (Disco Version) – Oral Caress
Big Spender – The Ritchie Family
The Love Boat – Charo
It's Love, Love, Love – Space Angels
Blood & Honey – Amanda Lear
I Am A Disco Dancer – Vijay Benedict
Lady Bug (I Just Wanna Be Your) – Bumblebee Unlimited
Love Patrol – The Dooleys

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Make your move, step across the line


Here's my playlist from last night. (You can listen to it HERE on Spotify).
Sean brought along Dare Me by the Pointer Sisters on this lovely customised CDR. FIZZ. Cheers Sean!

The jukebox got the night off to a brilliant start by playing Journey's Don't Stop Believing, just before eight. Then I played:

Solsbury Hill – Peter Gabriel
California – Phantom Planet
Lust For Life – Girls
Centerfold - J. Geils Band
Malibu – Hole
Hollywood – Marina & The Diamonds
Spring (Foxbase Beta Version) – Saint Etienne
My Love Is Better – Annie
Let's Go Surfing – The Drums
I Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind Of Thing (7" Version) – Pet Shop Boys
Dressed To Digress – Boy Crisis
The Perfect Kiss (Ivan Ivan Edit) – New Order
One Life Stand – Hot Chip
Holiday – Dizzee Rascal
Holiday Out – Stereo Total
Anyway You Want It – Journey
Wave Of Mutilation – Pixies
The Caterpillar – The Cure
Birdhouse In Your Soul – They Might Be Giants
Dressed To Kill – Preston
Doubt – Delphic
I.O.U. – Freeez
Rhythm Is Gonna Get You – Gloria Estefan & The Miami Sound Machine
Wonderful Life (Arthur Baker Remix) – Hurts
I Said Never Again (But Here We Are) – Rachel Stevens
Mickey – Toni Basil
Work (Freemasons Radio Edit) – Kelly Rowlands
Kids In America – Kim Wilde
Alejandro – Lady Gaga
Dare Me – The Pointer Sisters
Dancing In The Dark (Blaster Mix) – Bruce Springsteen
Hyperactive – Thomas Dolby

Monday, March 1, 2010

London 08


Some badges given away at the Vauxhall Griffin's Welsh Night in 2008, manufactured by the lovely people at Wee Badgers.

Wales 96





Happy Saint David's day.