Track, or tracks, of the day

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Go-Betweens, "Surfing Magazines"


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One of my favourite movements in a song: where Robert Forster breaks meter at "Be the kind of people the authorities can't reach," in order to show what a rebel he is...

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I was flicking through my records today and I came across my copy of Hunk Dory, by far my favourite Bowie album. But what was this - this wasn’t my old second hand copy of Hunky Dory, this was a brand new sealed copy claiming to be a limited edition* on gold anniversary vinyl! Well I still can’t remember buying it but I think it was sold as part of Record Day some time in the past. Anyway, it has now been played and bloody brilliant it sounds too :).

* I think the run was ‘limited’ to six thousand copies so not that limited!

David Bowie ‘Queen Bitch’


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I see Discogs says this was released 26th May 2017, so it’s most likely been sat in my record collection for that long!
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Wow, that is a lovely Morrissey impersonation (maybe with a bit of Freddie Mercury thrown in?) It's like discovering a lost Smiths single!

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Inspired, but very good too!

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Antony And The Johnsons ‘Hope There’s Someone’


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The Only Ones ‘Another Girl, Another Planet’


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In the early days of music streaming, I subscribed to the now-defunct "Rdio," which had an excellent recommendation algorithm. How do I know it was excellent? Its first suggestion was this very song by the Only Ones, a band I had somehow never heard of. Many months of passionate obsession followed...

Love songs written to narcotics, who knew what a winning concept that could be?

By the way, putting this on just now, the YouTube algorithm took me to:

1. The Undertones, "Teenage Kicks"
2. Buzzcocks, "Ever Fallen in Love?"
3. Joy Division, "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

Not bad :)
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Chairs Missing is high up on my list of desert island discs. It can only really be approached as an album, not on a song-by-song basis, but this is at least a representative one.

Wire, "Marooned"

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