The Great Thread of YouTube Magnificence!

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Ridiculous-looking band records very good cover.
Back off, or I'll blow the roof off—with sound!

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Just fantastic, all the way to the end...

There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Heston wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 8:28pm
Just fantastic, all the way to the end...


Great song, great band.
I never realised Damon didn’t sing that one :huh:

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101Walterton wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 9:03pm
Heston wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 8:28pm
Just fantastic, all the way to the end...


Great song, great band.
I never realised Damon didn’t sing that one :huh:
No way
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Heston wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 9:19pm
101Walterton wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 9:03pm
Heston wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 8:28pm
Just fantastic, all the way to the end...


Great song, great band.
I never realised Damon didn’t sing that one :huh:
No way
The verse not the chorus and falsetto.

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101Walterton wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 11:41pm
Heston wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 9:19pm
101Walterton wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 9:03pm
Heston wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 8:28pm
Just fantastic, all the way to the end...


Great song, great band.
I never realised Damon didn’t sing that one :huh:
No way
The verse not the chorus and falsetto.
Think Damon sings backing vocals on the studio version.

Great track.
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Back off, or I'll blow the roof off—with sound!

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Heston wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 8:28pm
Just fantastic, all the way to the end...

Took me a while to get into this song, now consider it one of their best.

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BitterTom wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 5:05pm
Heston wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 8:28pm
Just fantastic, all the way to the end...

Took me a while to get into this song, now consider it one of their best.
Yeah, it's a real grower. Deceptively clever songwriting by Graham Coxon.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 5:18pm
BitterTom wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 5:05pm
Heston wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 8:28pm
Just fantastic, all the way to the end...

Took me a while to get into this song, now consider it one of their best.
Yeah, it's a real grower. Deceptively clever songwriting by Graham Coxon.
Wholeheartedly agree. Not the biggest Blur fan but this song is the dog's.

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If you haven't watched this recently, do so. It's still one of the trippiest videos that ever reached the mainstream. It's somehow both random seeming and cohesive.
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It's a lip-synch but a great video. Always puts a spring in my step this one...

There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
01 Aug 2019, 4:29pm


If you haven't watched this recently, do so. It's still one of the trippiest videos that ever reached the mainstream. It's somehow both random seeming and cohesive.
It was like something from another planet at the time, both the song and video. Still stands up.
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Heston wrote:
08 Aug 2019, 6:24pm
It's a lip-synch but a great video. Always puts a spring in my step this one...

One of my older sisters had the 45 of this, so it was one of the first rock n roll records I ever heard. The version in your video is different than the version I grew up with (but has extra foxiness). This is the one I know:
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