Ahemm. If this is a ONE hit wonder thread, shouldn't it be limited to the 'Top Twenty', pop pickers?
Fair point See Emily play no 20 Arnold Layne no 6telecaster said:Arnold Layne? See Emily Play?Chef said:Purely from the point that although their albums sell in their millions, I believe that that was their only number one, I think that When the Tigers broke free charted, but that was it.jinxy said:What fecking planet are you from? how is Pink Floyd a one-hit-wonder?Chef said:I haven't looked at all the youtubes but I give you;
Pink Floyd, Another brick in the wall.
Also Chuckie's in love by Rickie Lee Jones
Pull up to the bumper Grace Jones
Betty Davis eyes, Kim Carnes.
They have never been a singles band. Can you imagine Echoes? And people thought Bohemian Rhapsody was long!
My BoldAlienFTM said:Maybe in the UK, but in Germany I am quite prepared to believe that Comfortably Numb also charted, cos those two tracks (Comfortably Numb and ABITW2) wore out on the juke box in Uncle Tom's Cabin in Padders in 1980.
I assume it's Nick Mason's Inside Out (? his auto biography) that passes comment on the double standards of the BBC banning Armold Layne because it talks about a simple panty raider, while having no problem whatsoever with the lyrics of the various perverted verses of Lou Reed's Walk on the Wild Side.
Hah! Thanks for reminding me of The Final Cut - all terribly anti-Thatcher and anti-Falkland, but did have a song with the great lines:AlienFTM said:Parents in law brought me a copy of The Final Cut out to Osnabruck when they came to visit and I was decidedly underwhelmed, apart from Not Now John and Two Suns in the Sunset.
One of my favourite sets of song lyrics:Fifth_Columnist said:Hah! Thanks for reminding me of The Final Cut - all terribly anti-Thatcher and anti-Falkland, but did have a song with the great lines:AlienFTM said:Parents in law brought me a copy of The Final Cut out to Osnabruck when they came to visit and I was decidedly underwhelmed, apart from Not Now John and Two Suns in the Sunset.
If it wasn't for the Nips being so good at building ships,
The yards would still be open on the Clyde.
But it can't be much fun for them,
Beneath the Rising Sun,
With all their kids committing suicide...
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