Wednesday, March 28, 2007

The Angel Gabriel Came Down To Me

Thank you for your comments on the last post. I'm pleased to report I've now had a good night's sleep and come to my senses.

Murph was right. It normally doesn't take me my whole lunchtime to compose a post. Just that yesterday I had my serious hat on.

From now on, weekdays will be devoted to light, frivolous ten minute posts. The heavy, meaty, serious stuff ("no comments") I shall reserve for weekends.

There, I feel so much calmer now.


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I've just received the following email from Amazon:-

Dear Amazon.co.uk Customer,

We've noticed that customers who have expressed interest in music by Yes have also ordered Genesis 1976 - 1982 [Hybrid SACD + DVD] by Genesis. For this reason, you might like to know that Genesis 1976 - 1982 [Hybrid SACD + DVD] will be released on 2 April 2007. You can pre-order your copy for just £88.98 by following the link below.


No!

No!!

No!!!!!!!

14 comments:

  1. Good for you! Be firm. Don't let them bully you into buying all this Genesis stuff. Just tell them to 'Foxtrot Oscar'.

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  2. With reference to the first bit of the post - see, folks, this is what I have to put up with at home. Him changing his mind about things every five minutes like a girl.

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  3. Betty, how do you put up with it?

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  4. Is "No!" another prog rock incarnation Geoff?

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  5. Chris - Welcome. I won't succumb. Though at 89 quid it is very tempting.

    Betty - Like Bobby Brown, it is "my prerogative".

    MJ - I suppose because I'm so handy at those DIY jobs.

    Murph - No! were the band Yes original guitarist Peter Banks formed when he was sacked. The exclamation mark was a sign of anger and bitterness as opposed to in WHAM! where it was a sign of youthful vigour.

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  6. Just say No to Yes.

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  7. I've already said "Yes", Billy. I'm a lost cause. They've dragged me down into the depths of their Topographic Oceans. I went too Close To The Edge. Which, incidently, is the title of Bono's debut solo album.

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  8. *Light and Frivolous* -
    Surely there's nothing more seriously worrying than the concept of £88.98 for Hybrid Genesis.
    Can we go back to pies in the skies please.

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  9. Just what exactly is Phil Collins a hybrid of? I know he's part one of those annoying seaside monkeys. What's the other half?

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  10. £89?

    And it doesn't even have Invisible TOuch on it!

    Tch.

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  11. Follow You Follow Me is on Disc 6, though.

    It's worth it just for that.

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  12. "Just what exactly is Phil Collins a hybrid of? I know he's part one of those annoying seaside monkeys. What's the other half?"

    Someone bald and annoying no doubt. He's a good drummer though, our Phil.

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  13. If only he'd stayed behind his kit and kept his mouth shut...

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  14. Tell them you prefer Exodus (Bob Marley) to Genesis.

    When I was 18, a guy tried to impress me by playing me the (at the time) complete works of Genesis. Aversion therapy! I now avoid Genesis and their imitators.

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