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Four Lads Who Shook the Wirral - Half Man Half Biscuit [#494]

More grumpy observations of the preposterousness pervading Britain from Nigel Blackwell and pals.

Four Lads Who Shook the Wirral is not an album with many memorable HMHB tracks on but it does come armed with the same bitterly amusing cynicism and acerbic observations of British middle class society as the other HMHB albums. 42 more words

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The 12 Songs of Christmas

Apart from The Pink Tiles putting out a Christmas single, things haven’t been entirely festive here at Use//Melb. We gave you carols that weren’t really carols – but they were… 321 more words


2. The Libertines

The HMS Albion in 2004. The iceberg was awarded the freedom of the British Isles

As folklore has it  …

Puncturing a moribund and decrepit culture-scene in 2002, The Libs © The ‘Tines, the Four Mush-kateers, the gang, the boys, the crew are back in town, lock up your daughters (and doughnuts) the future’s about to be claimed by the past. 524 more words

Sacred Cows

Form is temporary ...

… class is permanent.

‘And if I get to Heaven’s gate
I’ll doubtless have to wait
While St Peter investigates the inevitable asterisk
The inside of a Halex Three-Star table-tennis ball… 8 more words


Editor's Recommendations - Half Man Half Biscuit [#415]

Just to reassure you, I’m not, by any means, channelling John Peel here but we did have similar tastes in music it seems. Anyway, those four lads who shook the Wirral take centre stage on the music project once more. 174 more words


'Sainsbury's security ...

Seeing this ‘brick-inducing, bowel-shifting’ dance-fart always reminds me of this:



Punk Music as Metaphor

Some years ago BBC 6 music was at risk of closing due to its small listenership, so a campaign was launched to save it. One night, DJ Gideon Coe played the punk song by Half Man Half Biscuit, Joy Division Oven Gloves, adding that only on 6 music could this oddity be heard. 182 more words

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