This week on Behind The Chain…

Thursday, October 28th, 2004

I know it’s an extremely ripe case of the pot calling the kettle, but every time I hear Goldie Lookin’ Chain’s “Yer Mother’s Got A Penis”, I find it more and more difficult believe that Ryuichi Sakamoto from Yellow Magic Orchestra allowed them to use the riff from Behind The Mask – a track that has already been put through the mincer once before, by some wannabe blues guitarist on the Phil Collins-produced, long-playing nadir of his 80’s career, “August”. Despite the fact that everyone seem’s to think it’s his track, which is largely attributable to the new set of corn ball lyrics he grafted on (apart from MSN, who think the track may be attributable to Michael Jackson, of all people), but If I was YMO, I’d be keeping my head down too…

(Although do check out the pristine remix of the YMO original that Orbital delivered for the tribute / remix album Hi-Tech No Crime – possibly one of the P&P Bros finest moments.)

Now it begins…

Thursday, October 28th, 2004

*stands up and walks to the front of the group*

Hi, My name is Eric, and I’m here because I suddenly felt an overwhelming urge to start writing a blog.

It started off just reading the odd post now and then, then I found a couple that were really interesting so I bookmarked them and kept going back.

Then I started posting comments, and my comments started getting longer and longer, and I kept finding things that, even though everyone else was already blogging the hell out of them, I just felt like I had to chip in and “add my own personal spin”, y’know. Even if it didn’t really add anything.

So this is why I’m here. I need to nip this in the bud before it becomes a habit.

I mean, it’s not too late, is it? I can stop whenever I want to… Can’t I?

*walks back to seat, sits down, puts head in hands and cries*