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Daily Dose: ' Eno Collaboration' by Half Man Half Biscuit

Continuing the theme of mirth and surrealism, here’s some joy from Half Man Half Biscuit, who might be responsible for, no joke, some of the most superbly written songs of this generation. 243 more words

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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


Christmas morning

My daughter Rozi introduced me to a favourite song over our Christmas breakfast of smoked salmon, mushrooms and scrambled egg. ‘A cliche to be cynical at Christmas,’ the song’s called (yes, that’s right), by a band called …. 150 more words


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