This song has followed me through life. It is the sound track to childhood holidays in France, to teenage parties, to road trips with mates, to dates good and bad. I don’t think I’ll ever escape it and I certainly don’t want to. Advertisements
This months theme seems to be…songs my family made me love. Mum listened to the album this features on obsessively while pregnant with me and when I was a baby and I still love it to this day. He never bloody plays it in concert though!
My Dad loves Slade. Somehow, despite my mother hating them wth a passion, he managed to instill that love in me. We usually go to a gig at least once a year and have a good old Daddy-Daughter dance party. We may even own matching t-shirts.
One more for this month on my mini tour of TV shows I love that have musical episodes here is the best episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold ever made. Though the first ever episode, Rise of the Blue Beetle, wins both the oddly cute protagonists and hilarious Batman monologue prizes. Neil Patrick … More What a Toon: Music Meister
Sticking with this months theme of songs from TV shows here is one from my original feminist TV love; Buffy the Vampire Slayer. One of the first shows I loved, the first I got on DVD and the first foray into feminist ideals I made, before I even knew what they were (yes I know … More What a Toon: I’ve Got a Theory
I am a Crazy Ex-Girlfriend obsessive. I love the show, I love the characters, I love the feminism (though it is not flawless) and most of all I love the toons! This from season 3 is my new firm favourite (surpassing Getting Bi and Heavy Boobs effortlessly).
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 – one of my favourite pieces of classical music. … More What a Toon! #3
I just spent and amazing two days in Cardiff with my sister seeing all the Doctor Who and Torchwood sights including the Doctor Who Experience which is amazing! We must have heard this theme tune about twenty times over the two days and I’m still not sick of it. … More What a Toon: Doctor Who Edition
Seriously, just listen. … More What a Toon! #2
I’ve had this stuck in my head since I heard the awesome Slade UK do a cover of it at a Slade convention I went to with my dad. Yes, I am just that cool.