disco versus credit crunch november • and now for something completely indifferent

Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Back in 2008 we had what at the time seemed like the impending end of the world upon us. The collapse of the banks, the ensuing financial crisis and stock market collapse, followed by the MPs expenses scandal, tumbling house prices and the introduction of austerity guaranteed that there was no good news. The politicians foundered like fish out of water, the media rubbed their hands with glee and
all in all the outlook was bleak. In an attempt to provide some optimism we created a CD per month and accompanying paraphernalia as an antidote to the dystopia. Surely things couldn’t get any worse, could they?

NOW IS THE WINTER OF OUR DISCO TENTS.
Disco Versus The Credit Crunch? Buy One, Get, Err… One.
News is Gordon Brown has been forced to pay back 12 grand of gardening fees. Who has he had doing it? Capability Brown? A replica Alan Titchmarsh fashioned from gold and unicorn horn? We may never know. In fine Credit Cruch tradition, much of this mix has been down the back of the sofa with the biscuit crumbs since 2002, and with good reason. Is the proletariat ready for this? No matter – in these tough times, you get what you’re given. To misquote Grandmaster Flash, it may not be the slickest, it may not be the coolest, but it definitely is the weirdest.

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