Tuesday, November 24, 2009

'Tis The Season

Preparations for the company Christmas do are in full swing. It's going to be a posh version of chicken-in-a-basket (pheasant-on-china?) with a live band (who will attempt anything from the 50s to the noughties) to accompany our noshing and guzzling. We've been asked for dedications for the band to play to fellow staff members.

Of course I'm keeping myself to myself and wouldn't dare suggest Kraftwerk's Pocket Calculator for yours truly or The Fall's Mr Pharmacist for the office cocaine dealer, but I thought it might be fun to make things a little difficult for the singer.

Bill Withers' Lovely Day, for example, or Mojo Pin by Jeff Buckley, or 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six by Tom Waits, or Captain Beefheart's Electricity. Even Rush's Closer To The Heart.

Any other challenges for the vocal chords?


  1. 'My Yiddishe Momma'.

  2. 'der Fuehrer's Face'.

  3. Anything by the Bee Gees - ouch.

  4. I will always love you - Whitney Houston.

  5. Remember You're a Womble.

  6. Tim - There wouldn't be a dry eye.

    MJ - We could all sieg heil.

    Kaz - Up tight & outta sight.

    Rog - In Leona Lewis style.

    Boz - The women could lend the band their Ugg boots.