Saturday, May 14, 2005

rethinking the 80s?

Tuffy P and I landed at Hugh's room tonight for a retro show, featuring Martha and the Muffins and Parachute Club. Wow, those are two bands I really underestimated. Both remain remarkably funky with depth I didn't think was there. The show was loads of fun, and so was the company. For the politicos in the crowd, Jack and Olivia were there, Jack sporting nice suspenders and very, very good posture. Perhaps there is an election in the near future, hmmm.

7 comments:

Kim said...

Jack is one classy looking guy, that I'd have to admit. As for the 80's, I'm still having trouble giving up the 70's!

Radmila said...

I used to LOVE Parachute Club and Mama Quilla...but that Lorraine Sagato has a voice for sure.

zydeco fish said...

I think that Jack would increase his odds if he shaved off the hair on his upper lip.

greatwhitebear said...

I vaguely remember Parachute Club, they got some public radio air play here, I believe because of their association with Daniel Lanois.

It is amazing how much better some of these 80's, early 90's band are as nostalgia acts then they were in their heyday (seen Cheap Trick lately?}

greatwhitebear said...

Oh yeah..who is Jack?

mister anchovy said...

Sorry, Greatwhitebear....for the benefit of our Americano friends, Jack is none other than Jack Layton, leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada - they are way left of either of your major parties.

T-man-Sam_former Visigoth and musical Goddess said...

The Muffins were fine with Echo Beach... I believe that was 77/78 or so.

As for Parchute club they were Canadas version of Frankie goes to Hollywood. We desperately wisht they would jump out of any plane sans parchute.... They were also wosre than Bono with their goofhead popster activism..... Why can't they go away!

As for Jack..... He is the quite the dandy dilletante capuccino socialist! May he be buried in his mercedes!
Male slut Jacko fancies himself quite the ladies man and 2 years back whether he was married to the Chow Chow or not he still hit on my girlfriend at an O-town schmoozefest..... She put the little predator very nastily in his place!