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Today's Tedious Link:

Moby and Natural Blues

Today's Transcript:

Take That Pray - If you remove the first letter of pray you get “ray”, as in Ray Stubbs the host of Football Focus - Focus is what the eye fails to do properly if you are a wearer of correctional lenses - Lenses need frames, as do snooker players - Snooker players are often found at The Crucible - A crucible is a round sort of bowl thing that you have to use in chemistry - If you combine the word “chemistry” with the word “heathen” you get Heathen Chemistry, which was the title of a recent album by Oasis - Oasis contain two brothers, as do The Black Crowes - Crows are scared of scarecrows - Scarecrow was mates with Mrs. King - Mrs King is the mother of Ledley King, who plays for Spurs - Spurs are found on the boots of cowboys - Cowboys ride horses - Horses have tails and tails rhymes with whales - One of the most famous celebrity whales from the world of literature is Moby Dick - and if you remove Moby’s Dick you’re left simply with Moby - Which links us to Moby and Natural Blues.
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Today's Tedious Link:

James and Sit Down

Today's Transcript:

Moby Natural Blues - Moby is a vegetarian, as is Paul McCartney - Paul McCartney is married to Heather Mills - Heather Mills shares the same surname as Scott Mills - Scott Mills uses fake tan, as does Rachel, which if not applied properly can stain your hands - Hands that do dishes use Fairy - Fairy is used by International Velvet star Nanette Newman, who is the mother of Emma Forbes - Emma Forbes shares the same christian name as Emma Thompson, who starred in Love Actually - Love Actually was directed by Richard Curtis - Richard Curtis shares one name in common with Curtis Stigers, who scored a 1992 hit with I Wonder Why - Two months later and with two less words in the title, Why was a hit for miss Annie Lennox - Annie Lennox has short hair, as does Tim Booth from James - and James have recorded some superb records over the years, with one of the best known and most commercially successful being Sit Down - Which links us to James and Sit Down.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Urban Cookie Collective and The Key The Secret

Today's Transcript:

James Sit Down - “Sit down” is what you might be asked to do by an air stewardess during a short period of turbulence - Turbulence can be caused when one aircraft flies into the disturbed air left by another jet - Jet from Gladiators was played by a lady called Diane Youdale - Diane Youdale shares the same christian name as Diane Modahl, who recently starred in the last series of I’m A Celebrity - Celebrity Squares on the other hand was a very different programme all together and was what you would call a gameshow - If you remove the “show” part of gameshow you’re left simply with “game”, which is a term used to describe pheasants and stuff - Pheasants shouldn’t be mistaken for peasants or even presents, which are traditionally given at Christmas time or on the occasion of ones birthday - Coincidentally on the subject of birthdays, it’s actually mine tomorrow...and that’s no secret - and if you think of the word “secret” in the context of early 90’s dance tunes which also feature the word “key” and are performed by a collective of people with a penchant for biscuits, you think of The Key: The Secret by The Urban Cookie Collective - Which links us to Urban Cookie Collective and The Key The Secret.

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Today's Tedious Link:

Reef and Place Your Hands

Today's Transcript:

Urban Cookie Collective The Key: The Secret - A secret is something you can share with others, as is a pizza - Pizza can have different types of topping - Topping rhymes with lopping, which is a word used to describe the removal of a trees branches - Branches is a word associated with shops - Shops have windows - Windows were invented by zillionaire computer geek Bill Gates - Bill Gates shares the same surname as Gareth Gates, who recorded a Comic Relief number one with the Kumars - The Kumars live at number 47 - 47 is a prime number, i.e it is not divisible by any other number than itself and 1, unlike a prime suspect which is someone that the police wish to finger - A finger of fudge is just enough to give the kids a treat - If you remove the “r” from treat you get “teat”, which is another word for a nipple - Nipples are commonly found on animals that live on the land, and seldom seen on animals that live in the sea, such as fish - and fish like to live in the attractive surroundings of a “reef”, and can be wide ranging in their size and colour from cod to “plaice” - Which links us to Reef and Place Your Hands.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Kylie Minogue and Shocked

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Reef Place Your Hands - Your hands are crucial in the art of sign language - Sign language is a huge aid to those with impaired hearing - Hearing is the job of two sensitive organs situated on the side of the face, called the ears - If you add a “b” to the front of the word ears you get “bears”, as in grizzly bears which are indigenous to North America - North America consists of The United States and Canada - Canada is famous for geese, Avril Lavigne and Bryan Adams - Bryan Adams shares the same christian name as former Westlife star Bryan McFadden, who has recently been sporting a beard - A beard is grown on the face - Face rhymes with Mace, which is a type of gas based repellent used to deter would be muggers - Muggers operate outside the law - Law first name Denis played for both Manchester United and Manchester City, something he shares in common with Peter Schmeichel The Great Dane - A Great Dane is also a breed of large dog - Large dogs urinate by * one leg, or having one leg * - and “*” rhymes with shocked - Which links us to Kylie Minogue and Shocked.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Vanilla Ice and Ice Ice Baby

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Kylie Minogue Shocked - Shocked is how you might feel if you’d just found out that your wife had been having an affair with a Russian Ice Skater - Sk8er Boi was a big hit for Avril Lavigne - The word “lavigne” shares many of the same letters as lasagna, which is a classic Italian dish - Dish rhymes with Shish, a type of kebab - A kebab is served on a stick - If you remove the first letter of stick you get “tick”, which is a type of parasite that you might find on a dog - A dog should be kept on a lead - The word lead shares exactly the same letter formation as the word lead (pronounced led), which is an element identified on the Periodic Table with the letters Pb, which stand for Plumbum - Plumbum rhymes with humdrum - Humdrum shouldn’t be mistaken for steel drum, which is a popular instrument at the Notting Hill carnival - Carnival Girl was a hit last year for the band Texas - Texas is the largest state in America - and America is the home of legendary early 90’s rapper Vanilla Ice - Which links us to Vanilla Ice and Ice Ice Baby.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Badly Drawn Boy and Silent Sigh

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Vanilla Ice Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice’s real name is Robert Van Winkle - A winkle is a type of shell fish, a bit like * and mussels - “Muscles from Brussels” is the nickname of Jean-Claude Van Damme - The word “damme” spelt differently can also be a mild swear word, or a wooden structure built by beavers - Beavers are soft creatures with smooth hair - Hair grows out of your follicles - Follicles nearly rhymes with molecules, which are really small - Small first name Gladstone is a former test cricketer famous for having a small neck - The opposite of a small neck is a long neck, which is something you would associate with a giraffe of course - Giraffes live in Africa - Africa was a hit for Toto - Toto begins with the letter “t” - Teapots are kept warm with the aid of a teacosy - and a teacosy is also a popular form of headwear which has been sported for many years in the world of music by such dignitary people as Bob Marley and of course Badly Drawn Boy - Which links us to Badly Drawn Boy and Silent Sigh.
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Clash and London Calling

Today's Transcript:

Badly Drawn Boy Silent Sigh - Badly Drawn Boy was responsible for the soundtrack to the film About A Boy, which starred Hugh Grant - Hugh Grant was once famously caught with a Hollywood hooker and had his cover blown - Blown is how you’d feel if you’d just walked along a windy promenade during a strong gale - Gayle first name Michelle used to be in EastEnders and is now married to Mark Bright - Mark Bright used to play for Sheffield Wednesday - Wednesday is the only day of the week to begin with the letter “W” - The letter W in alphabetical order is number 23 - Number 23 Albert Square is the address of The Slaters - The Slaters are currently putting up Zoe’s mate Kelly, who is played by an actress called Brooke - If you combine the words “Kelly” and “Brook” you get Kelly Brook, who goes out with that fella from the Maltesers adverts - Maltesers are round, as are melons - Melons are sold on the market in Walford - Walford is a fictional borough of London - and when you think of London in the context of great records from yesteryear, you think of London Calling by The Clash - Which links us to this morning’s special Queen Vic Tedious Link track, The Clash and London Calling.
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Give It Away

Today's Transcript:

The Clash London Calling - “London Calling” is what old fashioned London based telephone operators may have said when connecting to another part of the country - Country House was a hit for Blur - Blur were the band that launched the career of Graham Coxon - A Coxon is a naval term referring to a person on a boat - A boat has a hull - Hull is the location of the Humber bridge - Bridge first name Wayne was yesterday selected by Sven for Portugal - Portugal is a major producer of port - Port is often enjoyed after dinner, as are wafer thin mints which can help to clean the palate - A different sort of palate is a device used by a painter, as is a brush - Brush first name Basil was a famous fox - Other famous foxes include Michael J. Fox, Doctor Fox and of course Eurovision entry James Fox, who came sixteenth - A sixteenth is a quarter of a quarter - The word “quarter” shares the same word origins as “quartet”, meaning a band consisting of four members - and when you think of a band consisting of just four members, you think of course of The Red Hot Chili Peppers - Which links us to The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Give It Away.
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Fun Lovin' Criminals and Scooby Snacks

Today's Transcript:

Red Hot Chili Peppers Give It Away - Give it away is what you might do to a proportion of the money if you’d just won the lottery - The lottery is something that involves the purchasing of a ticket - Ticket rhymes with wicket, which is something you might find at the cricket - Cricket requires the use of a bat - Bat Out Of Hell was a big hit for Meatloaf - The plural of loaf is loaves - Loaves were featured in the bible, as were fishes - Fishes have gills, so that they can breathe underwater - Underwater is where you’d expect to see a submarine - Submarine (colour yellow) is something you might associate with The Beatles - The Beatles were once immortalised in cartoon form, and in that respect share something in common with Scooby-Doo - Scooby-Doo too was a favourite from the medium of cartoon - and when you think about Scooby-Doo and what he may have eaten between meals, you’d probably be thinking about snacks for Scooby, or if you prefer “Scooby Snacks” - Which links us to The Fun Lovin' Criminals and Scooby Snacks (thankfully the clean edit although Dave forgot to check it beforehand).
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Verve and The Drugs Don’t Work

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Fun Lovin' Criminals Scooby Snacks - The Fun Lovin' Criminals are fronted by a singer called Huey - Another Huey from the world of animated ducks had two duck brothers called Dewey and Louie - Louis Theroux has met Neil and Christine Hamilton, who are married to each other - Other famous married couples include Richard and Judy, Ozzy and Sharon and The Queen and Prince Philip - Prince Philip is the grandfather of Prince William - Prince William can play polo, which is a game played on horses - Horses are kept in stables - If you remove the first letter of stables you get tables, which are what you would find a lot of in a restaurant - A restaurant needs a chef - Chefs like to wear hats, as do traffic wardens - Wardens rhymes with cordons, which is a way of restricting entry to the general public - Public is a word often associated with swimming baths - and swimming can be a great source of physical therapy for recovering drug addicts, because exercise really works, unlike the “Drugs” which in this context “Don’t Work” - Which links us to The Verve and The Drugs Don’t Work.
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Today's Tedious Link:

JX and Son Of A Gun

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The Verve The Drugs Don’t Work - The phrase “the drugs don’t work” is factually incorrect because certain drugs are very effective at alleviating the symptoms of illness, such as paracetamol to cure headaches and ventolin for sufferers of asthma - In a medical dictionary “asthma” would feature quite early on, somewhere between angina and athlete’s foot - Athlete’s foot can be treated with the help of powder, as can the problem of ants - Ants are very strong for their size and can carry objects on their back that are far bigger and heavier than themselves, a bit like a human trying to carry a portacabin or a photocopier - Photocopiers require paper - Paper is made from trees - Trees are felled by lumberjacks - Lumberjacks can often be at high risk of getting caught in the middle of wild bush fires, like the ones they have in Australia - Australia is the country that produced both Men At Work and Tina Arena - and Tina Arena had a top six hit with Chains in April 1994, the very same month bizarrely that first saw the release of JX and Son Of A Gun - Which links us to JX and Son Of A Gun.
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Manic Street Preachers and Everything Must Go

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JX Son Of A Gun - “Son of a gun” is an expression that you often hear in cowboy films, as is “Howdy partner” - Partner is also a modern day politically correct term for the person that you sleep with - Sleep is what you do in a bed, although a bed can also be a home for flowers and plants - If you remove the L from plants you get pants, which is what the Americans call trousers - Trousers have two legs, as do pigeons - Pigeons can apparently be trained to drop bombs behind enemy lines - Lines rhymes with fines, which are issued by traffic wardens - If you remove the first letter of wardens and replace it with a G you get gardens, which are the passion of Alan Titchmarsh - Alan Alan Titchmarsh shares the same christian name as Alan Davies, who played Jonathan Creek - If you add Yabbie to the word creek you get Yabbie Creek, which is a town near Summer Bay - Summer Bay is a fictional town in Australia - and Australia was the title of a 1996 hit for The Manic Street Preachers - Which links us to The Manic Street Preachers and Everything Must Go.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Sinead O’Connor and Nothing Compares 2 U

Today's Transcript:

Manic Street Preachers Everything Must Go - “Everything Must Go” is a sign you might see in a shop - A shop is where you’d go if you wanted to buy stuff - If you add “ing” to the end of stuff you get stuffing, which often consists of sage and onion - The plural of onion is onions, which are popular with the French - The French are also famous for wearing berets - When you think of the word “beret” in the context of mid-80’s Prince records, you think of Raspberry Beret by Prince - Prince of a different type are what you might do with a potato - Potato is one of the few words in the English language which contains two O’s, another one of course being beetroot - Beetroot juice stains really badly - Badly Drawn Boy has a beard, as does Bryan McFadden, who sadly lost out in the final of the Soccer Sixes on penalties - and Bryan McFadden is famously Irish and in that respect shares something in common with Sinead O’Connor - Which links us to Sinead O’Connor and Nothing Compares 2 U.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Run DMC & Aerosmith and Walk This Way

Today's Transcript:

Sinead O’Connor Nothing Compares 2 U - Nothing Compares 2 U was written by Prince, who also scored a famous hit with When Doves Cry - Doves like most birds can’t actually cry, as a result of them not having any tear ducts - Tear ducts shouldn’t be mistaken for Teardrops, which was a big hit for Womack & Womack in 1988 - 1988 was the year that the Olympics were held in Seoul in South Korea - As well as being an Asian nation, career can also mean a job or to drive your car off the road - The word “road” shares many of the same letters as the word “toad”, which is a creature closely related to the frog - Frogs are very good at jumping, as is Jonathan Edwards - Jonathan Edwards shares the same christian name as Jonathan Pearce - Jonathan Pearce works for Five Live - Five Live shouldn’t be mistaken for Five Alive, which was a fruit drink popular in the 80’s - and the 80’s was the decade that spawned the first ever rap/rock crossover record, when Run DMC teamed up with the mighty Aerosmith - Which links us predictably to Run DMC & Aerosmith and Walk This Way.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Oasis and Wonderwall

Today's Transcript:

Run DMC & Aerosmith Walk This Way - Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is the proud father of a famous actress daughter, so in that respect shares something in common with Dennis Waterman - Dennis Waterman used to be married to Rula Lenska - If you remove the “Lenska” part of Rula Lenska, you’re left simply with Rula, which is something you might find in a childs pencil case - A pencil case is something you’d take to school, as is an apple for the teacher if you’re a total brown nosed creep - Creep was a big hit for Radiohead - Radiohead are fronted by Thom Yorke - York is where you’d change for train services to Scarborough - Scarborough is famous for it’s fair, as is Barnet fair, which bizarrely is also traditional * rhyming slang for hair - Hair is one of the things that differentiates a primate from a fish - Fish from Marillion is famously Scottish, as is Lorraine Kelly - Lorraine Kelly was the British representative on Eurovision this year, while Johnny Logan was the voice of Ireland - and it’s from Ireland that Noel and Liam Gallagher’s family routes originate - Which links us to Oasis and Wonderwall.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Michael Jackson and Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough

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Oasis Wonderwall - A wonderwall shouldn’t be mistaken for a wonderbra, which is a device used to maximise a woman’s physical qualities - Qualities are a good thing, which can also be seen as assets - The word “assets” shares many of the same letters as the word “stetson”, which is a type of large hat worn by cowboys - Despite their name, cowboys are more likely to ride horses than cows - Cows are the cheap producers of milk in this country - Countryfile is a show you’d associate with John Craven - Craven Cottage is the home of Fulham FC - Fulham FC are managed by Chris Coleman - Chris Coleman is Welsh, like Catherine Zeta Jones - Catherine Zeta Jones has a son called Dylan - Dylan was a character in The Magic Roundabout - The plural of roundabout is roundabouts, which are a common feature on the roads of modern Britain - Britain was the home of the industrial revolution - Revolution was a big hit for The Beatles - and the Beatles back catalogue is owned by Michael Jackson - Which links us to Michael Jackson and Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Shaggy and Oh Carolina

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Michael Jackson Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough - Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough featured on the classic album Off The Wall - “Off The Wall” is a phrase that could be used to describe the game of squash - Squash of a different type is a drink and also referred to as cordial - Cordial is a word that might be associated with an invite - The word “invite” is made up of exactly six letters, one less than “marmite” which has seven - Seven was a film starring Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt - Brad Pitt is married to Jennifer Aniston, who didn’t go to Paris - Paris is the capital of France - France is home to the world famous Bayeux Tapestry, which is a popular tourist attraction, a bit like Stonehenge is in this country - Stonehenge is a popular place for Druids - Druid rhymes with Clwyd, which is a Welsh county - The American equivalent of a county is a state, such as California, Texas or indeed North Carolina - and if you were to remove the first N, R, T and H from North Carolina, you’re left simply with O Carolina - Which links us to Shaggy and Oh Carolina.
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Charlatans and North Country Boy

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Shaggy Oh Carolina - Oh Carolina topped the charts in February 1993, the same month that Lenny Kravitz had a big hit with Are You Gonna Go My Way - “Are You Gonna Go My Way?” is a question frequently asked by hitchhikers - Hitchhikers can often be found at motorway service stations, as can fruit machines and refreshment facilities - Refreshment facilities are important for people who drive long distances because tiredness kills and you should take a break - “Take A Break” is also the title of a womans magazine full of gossip and tit bits - Bits rhymes with kits, which is what the mothers of sporty children have to wash - Washing is traditionally hung on a line - Line dancing is popular with fans of cowboy boots - Cowboy boots should ideally have spurs - Spurs is the new home of goalkeeper Paul Robinson - and Paul Robinson was born in 1979 in Beverley, making him not only an accomplished goalkeeper but a “north country boy” - Which links us to The Charlatans and North Country Boy
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Today's Tedious Link:

All Saints and I Know Where It’s At

Today's Transcript:

The Charlatans North Country Boy - The Charlatans are fronted by Tim Burgess - Tim Burgess shares the same christian name as Tim Rice, who in turn shares the same surname as Anneka Rice, who used to present Treasure Hunt before being replaced by Annabel Croft - Annabel Croft is good at tennis, as is Tim Henman who is now through to the semis of the French Open - “Open” is a sign you might see on the door of a shop, as is “push” - Push It was a big hit for Salt N Pepa - Salt and pepper are collectively known as condiments - Condiments shares many of the same letters as “conditioner”, which is something that you put in your hair - Hair can be both thick and thin, and in that respect shares something in common with bread - Bread and fishes both featured in the bible, as did donkeys, frankincense, saints and apostles - and if you had a load of saints and apostles and then all of the apostles decided they’d had enough and wanted to go home, you’d be left with a group of people who were “all saints” - Which links us to All Saints and I Know Where It’s At.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Rest Assured and Treat Infamy

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All Saints I Know Where It’s At - As well as being the name of a now defunct girl group, All Saints is also a popular name for a church - Church first name Charlotte is a famous Welsh woman and in that respect shares something in common with Sian Lloyd - Sian Lloyd shares one name with Lloyd Grosman, who is mates with David Frost from their days on Through The Keyhole - Keyhole is a word that links locksmiths and surgeons - If you add a T to the word “surgeon” you get sturgeon, which is a type of fish responsible for caviar - Caviar is very expensive and is often served with champagne - Champagne is named after a region in France - France is much bigger than the UK, as is Canada, Nigeria and Argentina - Argentina was the home of Eva Peron, who was a central character in the film Evita - Evita sounds a bit like Ryvita, which is a type of crackerbread - Bread is a popular form of Breakfast throughout much of Europe - and Europe is a top destination for British holidaymakers, who just like to sit back, relax and be somewhere where “rest is assured” - Which links us to Rest Assured and Treat Infamy.

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Today's Tedious Link:

Supergrass and Richard III

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Rest Assured Treat Infamy - The word “infamy” is applied to people who are famous for doing bad things - A bad thing is the opposite of a “Good Thing”, which was a 1989 hit for the Fine Young Cannibals - Cannibals like to eat other people and cannibal tribes still exist in Papa New Guinea - A guinea was a type of old fashioned coin - The word “coin” shares many of the same letters as the word “loin”, which is a popular type of pork - The non eating of pork is something shared in common by both the Jewish and Muslim faiths - Faith was a 1987 hit for George Michael, who is of Greek descent, as is Nemone - Nemone is like a proper female runner, a bit like a modern day Zola Budd - Zola Budd is famous for not wearing shoes, as is Sandie Shaw - Sandie Shaw shares the same surname as Mark Shaw, who was the lead singer of Then Jericho, whose biggest hit was called Big Area - and when you think of a big area, you probably think of large estates with acres of land that were originally owned by Kings and Queens of Britain, such as William The Conqueror, King Harold and of course Richard III - Which links us to Supergrass and Richard III.

Tedious Facts:

Released - April 1997
Peak Chart Position - 2
Album - Taken from the 1997 release “In It For The Money”. Now also available on the new Supergrass Best Of Album, which is released today.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Take That featuring Lulu and Relight My Fire

Today's Transcript:

Supergrass Richard III - Supergrass have now made a Best Of album and in that respect share something in common with Queen - Queen Latifah is now an actress and recently starred in a film alongside Steve Martin - Steve Martin’s filmography includes lead roles in Father Of The Bride, The Man With Two Brains and The Three Amigos - Amigos is a Spanish word meaning friends - Friends the TV series is to spawn a Joey based spin off series entitled Joey - A joey is a type of baby kangaroo - Baby kangaroos are carried around in their mothers pouch - The word “pouch” shares many of the same letters as the word “poach”, which is something that concerns chefs and gamekeepers - Gamekeepers tend to be big fans of wax jackets - Jackets can also be found on potatoes - Potatoes are grown across much of the UK, including England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland - Scotland is the birthplace of Lulu - and Lulu featured on Take That’s 1993 hit single Relight My Fire - Which links us to Take That featuring Lulu and Relight My Fire.

Tedious Facts:

Released - October 1993
Peak Chart Position - 1
Album - Can be found on both their 1993 album Everything Changes, and their Greatest Hits album from 1996
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Chemical Brothers and Setting Sun

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Take That feat Lulu Relight My Fire - “Relight my fire” is what an annoyed barbecuer might say if some idiot had just spilt water all over his briquettes - Briquettes rhymes with crickets, which make a noise by rubbing their little insect legs together - If human legs rub together it tends to result in chafing - Chafing can be alleviated with the help of talcom powder - Talcom powder is white and therefore not a great thing to have in your hand luggage - “Luggage” is one of the few words in the English language that contain’s three G’s - Three G’s is what you might be pulling if you were an astronaut experiencing re entry - Re entry is prohibited in many nightclubs unless you have a stamp on your hand - Hand rhymes with rand, which is the currency of South Africa - South Africa are to host the World Cup after Germany - Germany is the birthplace of Boris Becker - Boris Becker recently got caught with his trousers down in the broom cupboard of the appropriately named “Nobu” restaurant - Nobu is a big favourite with celebs such as Ant and Dec, Kirsty Gallacher, The Chemical Brothers and Noel Gallagher - Which links us predictably to a record which features The Chemical Brothers and Noel Gallagher, it is the Chemical Brothers and Setting Sun.

Tedious Facts:

Released - October 1996
Peak Chart Position - 1
Album - This track featuring Noel Gallagher is available on both the 1997 album Dig Your Own Hole, and on their recent 1993-2003 Singles album.
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Today's Tedious Link:

N-Trance and Set You Free

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The Chemical Brothers and Noel Gallagher Setting Sun - A setting sun is something which is best seen if you’re facing west - If you add the word “wild” to west you get Wild West, which is somewhere you’d expect to find cowboys - Cowboys wear hats - Hats were traditionally the primary industry in Luton - Luton is now famous for it’s airport - An airport is somewhere that has a runway, as does a fashion show - A fashion show is somewhere you might see Vernon Kay - Vernon Kay shares the same surname as his Bolton compatriot Peter Kay - Peter Kay advertises bitter - Bitter the taste is one of the five senses - If you add an extra sense there would be a sixth sense - The Sixth Sense was a film starring Bruce Willis - Bruce Willis starred in Die Hard where a load of people were held against their will by baddies - and if you were unfortunate enough to be held captive by gun-toting baddies, you would probably be hoping that one day they’d “set you free” - Which links us to N-Trance and Set You Free.

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Released - Firstly in May 1994, then became a hit on re release in May 95
Peak Chart Position - 2
Album - You can find it on their best of album, The Best Of N-Trance.
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