Not a Patch On Playlist #4
When you think of Liverpool and music are you still stuck with images of chirpy young men with bowl cuts and skinny suits? Of course you do, because this is the land of the cliché and, well it ruins the rest of what I say if we don’t at least pretend that the Merseyside music scene ended with John and Yoko’s first protest. In fact it’s pretty common knowledge that the scales (geddit?) have pretty much been weighted toward the other end of the East Lancs since ooh (for convenience’s sake) the early eighties.
Well now that I’ve set that up so smoothly, guess what, it’s a load of rubbish. Mersey music didn’t end with Merseybeat and with the pending visit of Rafa’s boys at the forefront of our minds, here’s the fourth not a patch on playlist and our tribute to all that’s been good about the Scouse music scene over the last decade or three, and not a bouncy house track in sight.
Find the playlist on Spotify here or scroll down for the cover and a Youtube version.
Pressure Point – The Zutons
Love is a Wonderful Colour – The Icicle Works
Wait Until the Ice Breaks – Alterkicks
Streets of Kenny – Shack
Doledrum – The Las
Does Your Husband Know You Are On The Run? – The Rascals
Isobella – The Little Flames
I Wish I Could Have Loved You More – Candie Payne
The Story Of the Blues – The Mighty Wah!
Playgirl – Ladytron
Sailing on the Seven Seas – OMD
Everythineverythingeverything – Hot Club de Paris
Moving to New York – The Wombats
Rescue – Echo and the Bunnymen
Gimme Love – The Troubadours
Beat Generation – The Dead 60s
Jean’s Not Happening – The Pale Fountains
Reward – Teardrop Explodes
Bill McCai – The Coral
Born to Run – Frankie Goes To Hollywood
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