lunedì 17 ottobre 2011

TELEVISION PERSONALITIES - AND DON'T THE KIDS JUST LOVE IT








The Television Personalities are an English band formed in 1977-1978 (?).
Their first album was  "And Don't the Kids Just Love It" released in 1981. This album is a mixture of new wave, post-punk and 60's pop. The songs, all written by  Dan Treacy, are a loving ode to sixties pop culture. You just have to take a look to the titles to understand.




"This Angry Silence" – 2:39   (The Angry Silence is a 1960 British drama film)
"The Glittering Prizes" – 3:01 (The Glittering Prizes is a British television drama)
"World of Pauline Lewis" – 2:38
"A Family Affair" – 2:36
"Silly Girl" – 2:49  
"Diary of a Young Man" – 3:59  (1964 TV drama)
"Geoffrey Ingram" – 2:15  (Geoffrey Ingram was a British physicist, mathematician and expert on fluid dynamics  and wave theory.)

"I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives" – 2:34  Do You know SYD BARRET? 
"Jackanory Stories" – 3:04  (Jackanory is a long-running BBC children's television series)
"Parties in Chelsea" – 1:41
"La Grande Illusion" – 3:33  (Grand Illusion is a 1937 French war film)
"A Picture of Dorian Gray" – 2:13
"The Crying Room" – 1:59
"Look Back in Anger" – 2:40   (Look Back in Anger is a 1959 British film)



VOTE 7.5/10


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3 commenti:

  1. i bought this vinyl at a flea market for 5 €.

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  2. wow, a soli 5 euro.Capolavoro di disco.

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  3. non male come disco forse meritava qualche voto in più

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