Christmas posts part 2


It’s a time for guilty pleasures, Christmas, isn’t it?

Of course, if you want to listen to Cliff Richard, then, quite frankly, that’s your affair. However, just as there were po-faced Pink Floyd fans who took the hump at the Scissor Sisters’ cover of ‘Comfortably Numb’ six or seven years ago there will doubtless be people that take the hump about this cover which is today’s Christmas tune. It was the Christmas no.1 in 1988, and in the year of the acid house revolution…the year’s best selling single.

Their loss, frankly. It’s still christmassy here -for which read: edinburgh and the surrounding areas are covered by a blanket of snow and getting to and from work has been an interesting exercise, involving a lot of patience and goodwill from complete strangers…

Idlewild -‘Mistletoe and Wine.’ mp3

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