Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Georgia 2017 - Tornike Kipiani & Giorgi Bolotashvili - You Are My Sunshine


So I went to bed after eating a little too much cheese last night, and I woke up in a basement squat  in Camden in 1991 with this little beaut playing. I'm channelling Nitzer Ebb, I'm channelling Renegade Soundwave, I'm channelling Front 242 and a little bit of Senser, but I can't quite see who the act is.

Then suddenly I'm transported to a Spiral Tribe rave somewhere like Castlemorton, and I'm propped in a haze front of a speaker stack on the fourth stage and this flipping song is playing again. Then I wake up and realise that I've been enjoying a bit too much stilton, and I'd left the Soundcloud account with the Georgian songs on repeat play.

Yes, it might be a throwback to a far distant day when the punks finally worked out how keyboards worked and got into skunk, but I think I love it all the more for that. And yes, it's only got the same four words repeated over and over again, but that's surely the whole point! I suspect that it'll be just me an my ravey Valencian mate who will dig this one, but do let us have our fun. I know it's going absolutely nowhere in the contest, but I'll be having it on repeat for at least a week - and I'll be keeping off the cheese this time. Honest I will... Now where's my tie dye trousers...?

3 comments:

  1. C'mon Georgia - do you want a Eurovision record? The least number of words in an entry ever? You know what to do...

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  2. Before I hit 'Rave Central' with this one, the first thing that came to mind when I saw the title was the standard football chant that every club in Britain uses - I suspect that even Bath City give it a go!

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  3. You had me at Nitzer Ebb - now come on everybody - Join In the Chant!!!

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