Posts Tagged ‘pink floyd’

SONGS THAT GIVE US THE HEEBIE-GEEBIES

23/12/2008

We’ve all got one – a song which gives us the creeps.¬† Or if you’re me, you don’t have one, you have several (not included in the podcast but also on my list: Eleanor Rigby).

In Episode 14, we reveal our secret scary songs – and they include this seasonal favourite:

This choice from Eddie:

And this 1970s classic:

Mind you, I think it was those frightful oink Cockney children shouting out in the chorus that really scared me on that last one, not the meat grinder. And who could forget the scary inflatable cartoon teacher! *Shudders*.

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WHITHER ALBUM ARTWORK?

20/10/2008

What with this new-fangled downloading nonsense – and before it, the death of vinyl and its 12-inch gatefold sleeves – album artwork ain’t what it used to be.

Inspired by this brilliant ad campaign by Smooth Radio (and look, it’s started a whole trend among The Kids!) –

– the boys discuss some of their most memorable album covers, which include the following:

And find out why, for Sean, this iconic image –

– shall be forever connected with this marginally less iconic image:

Personally, I remember being hypnotised by the debut Bucks Fizz album, and would stare endlessly in close-up at the marvellous make-up on the ladies, the cover shot only being bettered by being EVEN BIGGER on the inside gatefold:

Although I also remember being equally slightly disturbed by their third album Hand Cut, with its bizarre cover image. Perhaps Bucks Fizz had started collaborating with Roger Dean by this point?

*CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 12*