Sunday, November 13, 2005

Songs I used to hate.

Years ago I used to like all sorts of music, ELO, Beatles, Rolling stones, Led Zepplin, Deep Purple, ACDC, bands like that. Who did I hate? Pretty much everyone my sister liked. Abba topped the list and then closely followed by Duran Duran, then there was all the electronic based music of the 80's, the new romantics movement, Moving Pictures, as I said, anything my sister liked. Now that I'm older, it's ironic, I know all the words to all the Duran Duran songs, Abba songs, ABC songs, Spandau Ballet songs the list goes on. There was one song though that I did enjoy when Duran Duran released it, Girls on Film. Probably not the song, more the film clip and especially when at the time, channel 10 used to play video clips late at night and could show them uncut. My sister had a massive crush on Alex Smith from Moving Pictures (we used to call him big nose), in fact she called the pub they were playing at one night, I think it was the Corner hotel in Richmond and to her amazement, he took her call. She was so shocked, all she could say to him was "Hi, I'm one of your biggest fans" (I'm sure he'd never heard that before). I just remembered the Adam Ant phase as well, again, I know all the words and melodies of his "hits" too. There is also all that 70's Disco music, Bee Gees, Motown and all the rest. It is all latent memory stuff, it's been lying dormant waiting for a release. Does this mean it will be used against me when I'm older? If only I could sing.


ChickyBabe said...

Nah... it just means you need to take a trip down nostalgia lane. Singing is optional ;).

I vaguely remember Adam Ant, but who can forget the pretty boys of Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet. Taking that trip down memory lane with you...

Clokeeeey! said...

Well apparently Adam Ant is in jail, probably in a cell near Gary Glitter.
The was a guy at school who would step on ants and crush as many ant hills as he could find coz he hated Adam Ant so much. He was a major Kiss fan, so Adam was way over on the other end of the spectrum.

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