Not particularly Afterword friendly I know but Sonic Youth’s Daydream Nation was released 30 years ago today. It completely blew me away at the time, changing me from a twee indie fan to a noise freak over the course of one listen and still gets a regular spin to this day.
Spent some time this morning mooching around the new Library/Cinema/Theatre complex in Chester. Whilst browsing around the large (and busy) cafe/non-fiction area*, I realised the music playing was familiar – ‘Working Class Hero’, complete with f-word. I looked around but no one else seemed to notice (peasants!) but I did think Paperback Writer might have been more appropriate. * Yes it is confusing.
The Proper Ornaments by The Free Design The Free Design by Stereolab Stereolab by The Proper Ornaments
See what I did there? Any others?
I started working at a famous racecourse last week which lead me to thinking – any songs about horse racing?
My favourite album but I’ve only owned 4(?) copies in 33 years – only 796 to go! Who has the most copies of a single album then?
It apparently has been rebranded as ‘Kaleidoscope’ much to the editing staff’s chagrin, judging by their latest tweet!