It’s with great pleasure, after a bloody lovely Premiere evening at Molly Malones in Hitchin last night, that we can officially unveil our new video! It’s a new song from our still-being-written second album… A folk song with traditional Irish influences about the lonely cliche drunken Irishman in most local bars and pubs, and why you should make the effort to speak to them and find out about their rich and varied lives. So without further ado, I give you, THE LONELY IRISHMAN:
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It’s difficult to brag (or indeed, even to be proud of yourself) when you’re in a band that primarily exists to take the piss, but proud we are, because that lovely chap Mitch Benn has once more deemed us fit to grace his comedy podcast. Cheers mate!
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In leu of any new SONGS, we made a video of what Eastenders might look like as a sitcom.
We weren’t allowed to put this up on Youtube, so thought we’d put it here instead… All copyright is owned by the BBC (which we love.)
Having not been keeping up to date with the news of late (mostly because neither of us are die-hard cricket fans), this half of SB managed to catch the tail-end of Newsnight last night, whereupon I stumbled upon this incredible story that William Hague might be gay. Indeed, the speculation has been so rife, that his adviser/alleged lover, Christopher Myers, has resigned, & Hague himself has felt it necessary to publish a humiliating statement with regard to why he & Ffion remain childless after over a decade married.
William Hague a Homosexual Gay? Let’s Check The Hearsay (Or “Facts”, As The Media Put It)
The “evidence” for this homosexual activity appears to be based on three points -
- Myers is young, handsome & apparently under-qualified
- Hague & Myers share a hotel room occasionally (keeping expenses down, one might argue)
- The below picture
Tenuous proof at best; indeed, if one is using a picture to prove Hague’s homosexuality, we’d suggest this one -
And if this is all the proof you need, then the following people are all gay, too -
Bumlords, one & all…
Yes, that’s right folks. SB have been working hard today to write some brand spanking new songs for you all. We don’t want to give too much away, but I can assure you there’s something for everyone. They include ‘Googy Gaggy Baby’, our own take on Eurovision, and a song about call centres. And they say Radiohead are eclectic.
You’ll be able to hear some of the new material at Hitchin’s Mostly Comedy at the George (visit www.doggettandephgrave.co.uk for info) and of course this year’s Rhythms of the World Festival (more info at www.rotw.org.uk).
Chris and Leon.
Reverend James Gitau. This may not be a name you know, & it certainly wasn’t one I’d heard until I decided to browse a certain political party’s website this morning (I was browsing for info only, don’t worry). This man is the Christian Party’s candidate for Croydon Central. However, last month, he was a British National Party member.
When we started this blog, both Chris & I said we wouldn’t bias towards/away from any specific political party – “Slag ‘em all off” was our motto. However, I’ve decided to break from this rule for one blog only, because one thing Chris & I are against, is cunts.
Gitau joined the BNP because they are “the only party that boldly speaks against sodomy in public”. As far as I’m concerned, I think sodomy in public is wrong too, but behind closed doors, you should be allowed to bum away to your heart’s content.
Having perused The Christian Party’s website, his switch might not be as polar as you might think. Among their policies -
- Re-instate the teaching of ‘Classical’ subjects in every school (Latin, anyone?)
- Support the use of reasonable force by teachers to maintain discipline in schools (& a dumbbell supplied free)
- Allow schools to elect to use supervised corporal punishment as a “punishment of last resort” instead of ‘Exclusions’
- Re-instate mandatory Christian religious education in schools
- Call for sex education classes to be given only to teenagers on a parental opt-in basis
- Call for the end of the promotion and teaching in schools of homosexuality as a family relationship
- Call for the restoration of Sunday as a day of rest, to allow reflection by individuals and communities on the role they have to play. A re-ordering of values is needed
I could go on, citing their anti-abortion ideas, or even that fact that they’re not opposed to war per se, but you get the idea.
Gitau left the BNP because he felt they were “too racist”; indeed, his BNP competitor for Croydon Central, one Cliff Le May, wrote to Boris Johnson recently, objecting to “violent immigrants who have no right to live among decent civilised white people”. It’s no secret that the BNP harbour racist views, so here’s the punchline -
- Reverend James Gitau is black!
You couldn’t make it up…
I came across this rather clever website today; it combines the classic 80′s arcade game Street Fighter, & British politics. Playing as Nick Clegg, I fought past a Nick Clegg doppelganger, David Cameron (who fought dirty) & Gordon Brown (who frankly, didn’t put up much of a fight). I was finally defeated by a Blair/Thatcher double-headed demon overlord. The best bit by far, however, is the Gillian Duffy bonus round, where you get to play the “bigoted” pensioner, & kick the shit out of the PM. Good stuff.
Just been browsing online for political titbits, & I found an article on The Telegraph’s Website (I know, sorry). It has some of the good, the bad & the libellous used by various political parties/biased journalists from down the years, but my favourite one has to be this poster. I remember seeing it as a teenager, & realising that bit where the two heads of John Major meet, look exactly like a vagina. Wondering what sort of message Labour were trying to get over, it suddenly became apparent – “John Major is a two-faced cunt”.
Just thought I’d share that with you.
It’s here! It’s alive! It’s pretty horrible! It’s Mark Garvey’s interpretation of our single ‘There’s Nothing Sexy About Faeces’! Please share with everyone you’ve ever met using this link: http://wp.me/pTAfW-w