View Full Version : The Housemartins.
Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim used to play in this band. They are dead awesome and everyone with two ears should check them out.
Try the following songs:
People Who Grinned Themselves to Death
Caravan of Love
Me and the Farmer
Five Get Over Excited
I Smell Winter
They're The Smiths meets gospel meets politics. They're so much fun.
10-26-2004, 01:15 PM
got a link?
10-26-2004, 02:23 PM
...I once met norman cooke while out xmas shopping a few years ago, lives in a city nearby
anyway didn't they have an acapella style song? if so, that was kinda good
10-26-2004, 07:56 PM
The male singer from "The Beautiful South" used to be in that band aswell.I haven't heard much of their stuff to be honest.I think I have heard that "Happy Hour" song though as I remember seeing one of their videos that was set in a pub.Jeez,I need my own computer!(Can't download stuff onto my dad's computer.He is paranoid about viruses,plus he needs the memory space to store his artwork.Darn it.:-/)
Indeed, Chris, they do. "Caravan of Love" is the accappella song. It's pretty interesting.
And yes, Sara, the lead singer and the (second) drummer later formed Beautiful South. I haven't listened much of that band. My dad actually got me into The Housemartins. He had a cd and dvd and the music videos were so hilarious I had to love them.
Link? No, use a sharing software, doofus. Or just google the band's name.
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