Monday, 29 August 2011

Lexie's Chain: The Thirty-Fourth Chain

Hello pals.! Welcome to Week 34 of #lexieschain. I dus hope you still be enjoyin da game! Dis week was down to me to make da decishun. So, now let's see wot ideas come in dis week:

The Shamen - Ebeneezer Goode Is song bout drugs but they pretending it ain't is about E excstacy! E¹s Are Good was a song disapproved of coz it did promote da use of drugs

Cocaine by JJ Cale, because I dint have much time to fink, it has a drug in da title, but it is an anti-drug song. Ahem, must try harder!!

ere is one for your link: Perry Como - Delaware - why it's so funny and clever there MUST be a link there somewhere!

My entry dis week is Divinyls wif I Touch Myself. Why? Coz Divinyls covered Love is the Drug by Roxy Music and coz the song is about loving someone a lot (or err, maybe lusting after someone a lot but dat wudn't help da link ;-)).

My entry for chain is "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" by Lennon /McCartney because shortly after the song's release in 1967 speculation arose that the first letter of each of the title's nouns intentionally spelled LSD. In a 2004 interview, Paul McCartney admitted that the song is obviously about LSD. So there is a ³drug² connection between the two songs. Also this record is on the album Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band so also a connection between ³Love² and ³ Lonely Hearts Club² because people looking for love will join a dating agency which is known as a Lonely Hearts Club.

When i saw 'love is the drug' i immediately thought of fuzzbox (or we've got a fuzzbox & we're gonna to use it (!!)) and their wonderful song 'love is the slug'
chance!! heehee!!

wEE duS feeW da liNky dis weeK is: U2 wit ore wiT oowt cHOOz. hARvs dus saYZ dey wus posT-puNk (hrRMM...) n hE saYz whICh dus flOW on frUm dA rOxy tyPes o mooSic. AwsO roXy n da u2 wuz pwduCEd by da saMe rekorD labEL cOmpny iSland rEkorDs. aWso u2 awbum wuz pawduCedy by bRiAn ENo who wus diD worK wid dA rOxy mooSic in dA bagiNNin. wE diD awso finK da singY sonG was hOwLy saD an hE wuS miSSen deM whO wot Wus gonE sow wE duz fINk dat hee wuz z likE a dRug..hee hee...... whOOsh zorSted noW.  tIme ta bOogly on da soFA fur a zzzz!

Mum has been racking her brains (did not take long) to try and think  of a good & witty link in chain after Roxy Music, but we have drawn a blank (quel suprise as les chiens say). What if Bryan Ferry was wrong (unlikely says Mum) that Love is the Drug and in fact Love Is In The  Air, sung by Rupert Everett and Colin Firth at the end of St Trinians Film. The connection is a bit lame, but the song should make everyone smile!

An da winner .... as chosen by Zoe ... dus be ....... oh hang on wait a minit! Ere dus be wot Zoe said:

"Ok I had a LOT of trouble, I fink des entries do keep getting better  
every week!!! My TWO top choices were (a) @kelsoterrier an (b) @bunnersandharvs BUT if we can't have a tie (we can't sorry Zoe!!) I dus fink I has to go wiv B. just very slightly over A. But very slightly!! xxxx"

... an da winner dus be  ....  @bunnersandharvs!! Yay!! Well done ma pals! So, is time again get your finkin caps on an send me (find out how on da guidelines page fing) the next link in the chain. Da winner dis week dus be pickin da winner next week and dat means you .... Bunners an Harvs!

So, it's over to you! Email me: lexie at toxicpenguin dot com or DM me on twitter (@dogstoyevsky) wiv your link suggestion followin on from dis one! You has until noon (GMT) Sunday 4 September 2011. I also wants to tell you sometime they dussnt always seem to come frew, so double-check wiv me bout dat.

As a look on da right to see all of da links in our chain. Is gettin longer all da time!

Lexie's Chain dus be inspired by da pawsome Radcliffe & Maconie Show wot you can has a listen to on dere website. Follow #lexieschain on Twitter to join da fun. Remember anyfink goes! Rock, classical, opera, ballads, punk, reggae - is up to you! Fanx for playin!

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