The Blue Nile – Tinseltown in the rain
Posting Orange Juice
earlier in the week made me think of this, from my favourite Glasgow band and in fact one of my favourites of all time, The Blue Nile. It has an utterly classic 80’s sound and is perfect mellow Sunday night listening.
The Falcons* – You’re so fine
I was listening to an interview with Stax great Eddie Floyd
on 6music tonight as I was packing, and he mentioned that he was in this band. I had never heard of them so it inspired me to investigate and I’m very glad I did.
This track was released in 1959, in the period where early rock’n’roll and gospel were leading to soul music and you can hear both influences here, especially in the purity of vocals.
In other news I came across this rather random sight in London this week. I’m not entirely sure what it was in aid of but I quite like it’s rather tongue in cheek quality: