[thechat] US criticised over Muslim checks

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Fri Oct 4 15:30:01 CDT 2002

On Fri, 4 Oct 2002, Martin Burns wrote:

> On Sat, 5 Oct 2002, Madhu Menon wrote:
> > At 01:07 AM 05-10-02, Martin Burns wrote:
> > >(thread hijack - how funny is
> > >http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/music/2289447.stm )
> >
> > I've only heard one of their songs - pure n' simple. Downloaded it out of
> > curiosity.
> The kids *could sing*, however. Shame the material sucked, except when
> covering Mamas and Papas songs.

Speaking of covers, I know that lots of people have given praise to Will
Young covering Light my Fire, and making it sound completely different to
the Doors... the originality pales somewhat when you hear the Jose
Feliciano version from 1970-something. Identical.


"Names, once they are in common use, quickly
 become mere sounds, their etymology being
 buried, like so many of the earth's marvels,
 beneath the dust of habit." - Salman Rushdie

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