Song of the Week: Steps, “Story of a Heart (radio edit)”

This is not going to come as much of a surprise because as regular listeners will know I’m something of a pop tart, but I fricking loved Steps V1.0. Well, not “5-6-7-8” quite so much because line dancing is one of those things that should have been consigned to the great pedal bin of life a long time ago.

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Placebo, live at Nottingham Motorpoint Arena December 2016

Return of the black eyeliner pencil (part 2)

A young alternative band called Placebo released their fourth single, “Nancy Boy”, on 20th January 1997. Sounding suspiciously like Gazebo’s only record “Lardy Boy” it reached no 4 in the UK hit parade. Destined for pop’s dumper up until that point and with only future appearances on ITV’s celebrity reality TV shows to look forward to, Placebo have their ripped-off version of Gazebo’s “Lardy Boy” entirely to thank for all their success. Continue reading Return of the black eyeliner pencil (part 2)