‘Strictly Britxotica! – Palais Pop And Locarno Latin’ is soon to hit the shops, and is already available on the Trunk website. It of course looks brill. The dilemma now is whether to get the LP right away (it’s only available on vinyl), or wait (possibly for ages) for the inevitable 3CD box set after a couple more volumes have been added to the series.
I just reversed the Frank Chacksfield Orchestra version of The Fool On The Hill, and it’s quite lovely.
At Mini’s request on the “Lurkers” thread, a Yacht Rock thread.
What is it? Well, I guess, music that would sound good on a yacht as you glide around Catalina bay or the Med. Yet it’s hard to define. It’s not Easy Listening exactly. Or less still, Guilty Pleasures. Or is it?
It could be Fleetwood Mac. Or The Doobie Brothers. Could it be British? Sure, How about How Long by Ace. Sail On Sailor, yes. Sailor’s Glass Of Champagne? Probably not. Wait, maybe. Oh heck you decide.
It’s probably mid-tempo, slickly produced, well played, well sung. Good in other words.
As a starter, I’ve gone with prawn cocktail. And musically, something with a suitably nautical theme Brandy by Looking Gkass