17 Seconds Christmas Posts 2014 part 3


‘The Power Of Love’ was a 1984 no.1 hit for Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Subsequently covered by other artists (including Feeder), the fabulous Courtesans – Sinead La Bella (vocals), Saffire Sanchez (guitar), Agnes D. Jones (bass) and Victoria Brown (drums) give a fantastic take on it. You can stream it at the top of the page – and buy it from January 5.

They are absolutely NOTHING to do with X-Factor contestant Eileen Daly, who tried to trademark the name, a courtcase the band won.

And because this is also fabulous, check out their version of The Velvet Underground’s ‘Venus In Furs.’

However The Courtesans are for life and not just for Christmas, so here are two more tracks that you should check out (and buy, obviously)

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