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Offline Fred21

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James Williamson and David Hasseltwat make arses of themselves
« on: September 12, 2019, 08:03:25 PM »
WARNING - Watch this only once and answer the following questions:

https://www.nme.com/news/music/watch-david-hasslhoffs-2547023

1. Which is worse - the singing or the 'acting'?

2. Was James pissed and played this down the phone?

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Re: James Williamson and David Hasseltwat make arses of themselves
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2019, 07:59:29 AM »
Gotta say: it's not as bad as I feared it would be... ok, he's a bit of a "poser" in the vid and the singing is not really good (but could be much, much worse tbh).

According to the tracklist, not just Williamson, but also Steve Stevens, A flock of Seagulls, Ministry a.o. had the (ahem) "courage" to appear with Hasselhoff.  ;D

What bugs me, is how the NME was incapable to do a decent research on the song's origin.  :o
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Written and recorded in 1982 by New Church

As far as I remember it was written by James/Bator(s) and recorded by The Lords Of The New Church.
Time for the NME to do their f***in' homework!  ::)
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Re: James Williamson and David Hasseltwat make arses of themselves
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2019, 09:31:53 PM »
The NME has, sadly, been poorly written and researched since at least the mid-80's.

I still reckon its a pretty awful version, and video, for a good song that, according to an old copy of the NME from 1982, was written by Bryan Jones and Steve Battor from The Lids of the Now Chips.
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Re: James Williamson and David Hasseltwat make arses of themselves
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2019, 09:23:53 AM »
...according to an old copy of the NME from 1982, was written by Bryan Jones and Steve Battor from The Lids of the Now Chips.

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