Every Friday (pretty much) for the past 300 six years, I’ve tweeted a link to a YouTube video of a musical masterpiece by The Fall, thoughtfully labelled with the hashtags #FallFriday and #waa! This morning, this happened… That would be Paul Hanley from out of The Fall. In yer face, Tanita Tikaram! Social media is/are…
Friday the thirteenth.
Mark E Smith (1957–2018).
Happy 60th birthday, Mark E Smith.
As usual, the Fall say all that needs to be said.
I know what you're wondering: what if the Fall were playing Glastonbury, and Mark E Smith suddenly got it into his head that he'd like to perform an unplanned rendition of Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band's Dropout Boogie?
Video: The Fall, ‘British People in Hot Weather’.
Video: Mark E Smith v Sound Engineer.