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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by rich » 10 Apr 2015, 13:06

Julian Cope was in post-punk Liverpool band The Teardrop Explodes - as was Dave Balfe, Blur's second manager...
I'm sure others here can add much more detail ;) . And there's Coping too...

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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Rubi » 10 Apr 2015, 14:15

rich wrote:Julian Cope was in post-punk Liverpool band The Teardrop Explodes - as was Dave Balfe, Blur's second manager...
I'm sure others here can add much more detail ;) . And there's Coping too...

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I thought Dave Balfe was the manager of Food Records. Blur's second manager was and has always been Chris Morrison.

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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Rubi » 03 May 2015, 17:41

A couple from TMW:

In Lonesome Street, for some reason I thought Damon sang "You will be over soon" instead of "June" :roll:

In Pyongyang, "And the perfect avenues will seem empty without you", thought it was "And the perfect avenues were cemented without you" :lol:

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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by davidsutter » 03 May 2015, 17:48

it's not barbecue in villa rosie? my life is a lie

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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Jensen » 03 May 2015, 17:57

Rubi wrote:A couple from TMW:

In Lonesome Street, for some reason I thought Damon sang "You will be over soon" instead of "June" :roll:

In Pyongyang, "And the perfect avenues will seem empty without you", thought it was "And the perfect avenues were cemented without you" :lol:
:lol: :lol:

We know how disturbing North Korea is, but cementing avenues with people :? :?
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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Rubi » 03 May 2015, 18:16

No, as in 'you not being there when it happened'.

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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Rubi » 03 May 2015, 18:17

davidsutter wrote:it's not barbecue in villa rosie? my life is a lie
:lol:

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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Macducci » 07 May 2015, 14:30

''green, green, the New York green, new world towers.''
i only read the real lyrics today :lol:

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Post by My Name Is Mud » 07 May 2015, 15:10

davidsutter wrote:it's not barbecue in villa rosie? my life is a lie
:lol:
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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by murfman04 » 07 May 2015, 23:29

Graham Coxon our master..
Anyone?? :P

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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Foggy » 11 May 2015, 18:22

Song 2.

For 20 years I've heard "I got my head checked by H M Bocek."

Finally, after watching the NYC vid I decided to Google H M Bocek to find out who it was.

Google throws back only this:

I was convinced that the opening lines of 'Song Two', 'I got my head checked/ by a jumbo jet', were actually 'I got my head checked/ By Ichum Bocek', who I assumed was some philosopher or psychologist that I'd never heard of and that Albarn was showing off.

--- End quote ---

Wow, exactly the same except I though it was 'H.M. Bocek' he was name-dropping...



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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Rubi » 11 May 2015, 18:47

How the fuck did you come up with H M Bocek? :lol:

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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Foggy » 11 May 2015, 18:53

It's just what I heard.

Like the mention of Balzac in Country House I just assumed it was the name of someone I'd know something about if I was better educated.

TBH listening to it again I now know it's jumbo jet, but I can still hear H M Bocek too. :)
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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by 101reykjavik » 11 May 2015, 20:35

Foggy wrote:Song 2.

For 20 years I've heard "I got my head checked by H M Bocek."

Finally, after watching the NYC vid I decided to Google H M Bocek to find out who it was.

Google throws back only this:

I was convinced that the opening lines of 'Song Two', 'I got my head checked/ by a jumbo jet', were actually 'I got my head checked/ By Ichum Bocek', who I assumed was some philosopher or psychologist that I'd never heard of and that Albarn was showing off.

--- End quote ---

Wow, exactly the same except I though it was 'H.M. Bocek' he was name-dropping...



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Re: misheard blur lyrics...

Post by Rhys » 13 May 2015, 06:07

I used to hear "disarm me" at the end of Beetlebum, took me a while before I found out I was wrong :lol:

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