With a nip in the air and tram maintenance works in the offing, the Full Catastrophe once again set sail on a voyage to the far flung corners of the musical world. More Madonna than Magellen, our spinnaker fair rattled with tunefulness.
‘Twas indeed a night for foot tapping and other sinful pursuits on World Naked Gardening Day.
Let’s Go Disco – Real Thing
Feel The Love – Cut Copy
Hey, Hey Grosses Madchen – Gotz Alsmann
The Lavender Song – Ute Lemper
Hummin’ To Myself – Boulevard Fo Broken Dreams Orchestra
Like It Like That – Guy Sebastian
Attention Must Be Paid – The Carpenters
The sweetest sounding sibling pairing, their songs were often far more substantial than at first blush. The duo’s career ended with tragedy when Karen died after a cardiac arrest linked to her long standing condition of anorexia nervosa. The Carpenters defied the musical trends and were not punished commercially for it. Almost three decades on, they are well worth consideration, not to mention attention.
Top Of The World
Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft
All You Get From Love Is A Love Song
Lapponia – Monica Aspelund
Surely one of the most memorable failed Eurovision songs of all time.
Walk A Mile In My Shoes – Joe Smith & The Believers
You Can’t Get A Man With A Gun – Annie Get Your Gun (cast)
I have tried, but what can you do?
Sure Thing Baby – Peter Allen
Yep, the bloke from Tenterfield and a song from a gold carat Broadway flop.
Keep Love Together – Love To Infinity
Break It To Me Gently – Brenda Lee
Close To The Bone – Louis Prima
The Boys In the Backroom – Marlene Dietrich
Judy In Disguise – John Fred & The Playboy Band
Ain’t Too Proud To Beg – The Temptations
Gypsy Tea Room – Chris Tanner’s Virus
Bathe In The River – Mt Raskill Preservation Society