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Old Jun 4th 2018, 1:34 pm
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...and because there is eff all else happening on here, can I remind everybody just how f**king brilliant this track was (and still is) because I think it has been undeservedly forgotten:


Aside from being an extraordinary singer, David McAlmont is so cool with his effortless here-I-am-and-f**k-you-if-you-don't like-it persona, bearing in mind this was 1995. His lyrics brilliantly use Butler's explosively joyous tune to deliver one of the best put-downs to a smarmy ex ever composed. Just sheer magic.

OK, feel free to offer ONE overlooked magic memory each...

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Old Jun 5th 2018, 7:46 am
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Originally Posted by Miss Ann Thrope View Post
...and because there is eff all else happening on here, can I remind everybody just how f**king brilliant this track was (and still is) because I think it has been undeservedly forgotten:

https://youtu.be/SJSaRw1vjxM

Aside from being an extraordinary singer, David McAlmont is so cool with his effortless here-I-am-and-f**k-you-if-you-don't like-it persona, bearing in mind this was 1995. His lyrics brilliantly use Butler's explosively joyous tune to deliver one of the best put-downs to a smarmy ex ever composed. Just sheer magic.

OK, feel free to offer ONE overlooked magic memory each...
Magnificent piece of music and singing, 'You Do' is another cracker. It wasn't about an ex though, it was about leaving his band.
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Early 00's classic. Gives you that coming up on disco biscuits feeling
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Or this massively overlooked Moloko tune... absolutely epic loud in headphones when a bit caned carving up a mountainside on a snowboard...

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Early 00's classic. Gives you that coming up on disco biscuits feeling
Oh yes, had forgotten this: though it came at the very fag end () of my clubbing career, it still strokes a few sensitive spots....
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Originally Posted by jam25mack View Post
Or this massively overlooked Moloko tune... absolutely epic loud in headphones when a bit caned carving up a mountainside on a snowboard...

https://youtu.be/EOXlJfJ-OgA
Hmm, don't remember this and while it has it's charms, is it not a bit downbeat (bordering on soporific) for the described purpose? Mind you I suppose Agadoo would sound good under those circumstances...
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Hmm, don't remember this and while it has it's charms, is it not a bit downbeat (bordering on soporific) for the described purpose? Mind you I suppose Agadoo would sound good under those circumstances...
Nooooo, not at all. Cruising round the mountain at a decent pace after a smoke doesn't require too much input if you're any good on a board. For me, and most folk as far as I am aware tunes that are really banging or to fast paced don't suit snowboarding. I mostly listened to RnB and Hip Hop while riding and one of my favourite albums to listen to while riding was Alicia Keys. One thing I won't be able to fogret tho is Ja Rule banging away in my ears while I lay crumpled in a pile after falling 12m onto my arse and ruining my back.
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Omg, you’re all babies!

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Omg, you’re all babies! ������

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jrwjiO1MCVs
"The uploader has not made this video available in your country".

Never did I expect to feel such sweet relief upon reading those words....
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This pensioner music thread is hilarious.
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This pensioner music thread is hilarious.
Just because you're all about Steps and S Club 7..... although, Rachael from S Club.... ooffft!
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This pensioner music thread is hilarious.
Let's face it fam, what you listen to has far more overlap with us than wiv the yoof...
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Let's face it fam, what you listen to has far more overlap with us than wiv the yoof...
Chortle.

Yes, granted. But still...what even is a McAlmont?
I mean, some things are just best left in the past.
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"The uploader has not made this video available in your country".

Never did I expect to feel such sweet relief upon reading those words....
Been Caught Stealing is a classic, though to my mind not a forgotten classic. You need to get yourself a copy of Ritual de lo Habitual and get Frank Sinatra off the turntable.
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Chortle.

Yes, granted. But still...what even is a McAlmont?
I mean, some things are just best left in the past.
Whatever about Marc McAlmont, surely you remember Bernard Butler?
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