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Fandango

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on 8 June 2009 by eT

Fandango: noun, a lively Spanish dance for two people, typically accompanied by castanets or tambourine.  (In this context, used to describe the general situation i.e. ‘the whole situation’.

Lingos busting while the guitar sways

B-side copy for the radio plays for something

I knew I blew the whole fandango

When the drum programmer wore a Kangol

(Teenage Fanclub & De La Soul, ‘Fallin’)

Here’s a blissful warm-hearted tune from the soundtrack to the otherwise forgettable 1999 film Judgment Night.  Whoever thought up the idea of pairing up the disparate elements of Daisy Age rappers De La Soul with Glaswegian indie strugglers Teenage Fanclub certainly had their Brilliance Socks on that day.

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