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Friday, July 1, 2016

Flashback Friday - Blancmange



For a couple years, Blancmange was all over "new wave" radio stations like LA's KROQ and San Francisco's Quake.
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I was surprised to learn at some point that, not only were they not French, but the name Blancmange comes from Britain's version of Jell-o.

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(I think I may have figured that out from this Monty Python sketch) https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--fvbVI8Oc--/18louf0p8993tjpg.jpg




At any rate, let us return now to those thrilling days of yesteryear when it was perfectly legitimate for a band to consist of two guys, only one of whom plays an instrument:

















2 comments:

Brewella Deville said...

Nope, you're not going to get me to click on that. I'm old enough to remember Blancmange... what were we thinking?

Professor Chaos said...

We were thinking that they were pretty great!