Needing something to cheer me up on this bleak & wintery day I turned to this old favourite; by turns funny, funky and also at times excruciatingly uncomfortable viewing, ladies and gentlemen I give you the mighty Traks and their cover of the Doobie Brothers classic ‘Long Train Running’.
The fleshtone codpiece and preening to camera do make it feel like a Mighty Boosh sketch at times, but I genuinely do think it’s a great version, especially in all it’s extended glory. The now dormant American Athlete blog still has some interesting downloads for the completists.
I’ve just seen that Harvey and his legendary west coast Sarcastic Disco party will be at London’s Lovebox festival on Sunday 21st July with a full line up Balearic heros: Eric Duncan, Prins Thomas, the Idjut Boys, Force of Nature & Paul T, should be a heck of a party…
So here’s a few related posts, the in depth Harvey interview that All Saints did last year, Eric Duncan’s Dolly Parton edit, Prins Thomas live in Japan, the Idjuts All Saints interview from 2011, and the cracking ‘Straight Ahead’ from Force of Nature,
Sublime guitar workout from critically acclaimed but relatively unknown Brit rockers