Posts Tagged ‘Chumbawamba’

Celebration, Florida

October 16, 2022

“Celebration Florida,” by Chumbawamba, 2000. The song is about a resolutely-Republican, 91% White planned community developed by the Disney corporation. “Even the dogs get facelifts.” Ironically, 22 years later, the relationship between Disney and Florida has become adversarial.

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Song on the Times

October 15, 2022

“Song on the Times,” written circa 1846, after repeal of the Corn Laws. Performed by Chumbawamba, 2006.

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Tubthumping in the Country, Y’All

October 8, 2022

The Brits of Chumbawamba interpreted their big 1997 hit, “Tubthumping,” as a Country & Western song for the Japanese market in this 1998 recording. Yee-hah.

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Bankrobber

October 2, 2022

“Bankrobber,” Written by Joe Strummer and Mick Jones, recorded by Chumbawamba, 2005; released 2007. Originally recorded by The Clash. Vocals by Coope, Boyes & Simpson.

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By & By

September 17, 2022

“By & By, recorded by Chumbawamba, 2005; released 2007. Segues into verses of the American labor song “Joe Hill.”

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Laughter In A Time Of War

June 19, 2022

“Laughter In A Time Of War,” recorded by Chumbawamba, 2005; released 2007.
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Learning To Love

June 18, 2022

“Learning To Love,” recorded by Chumbawamba, 2005; released 2007. Vocalist: Lou Watts.

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Walking Into Battle With The Lord

June 12, 2022

“Walking Into Battle With The Lord,” written by Neil Ferguson and Judith Abbott. recorded by  Chumbawamba, 2005; released 2007. Vocals by John Jones and Coope, Boyes & Simpson.
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I’m Not Sorry I Was Having Fun

June 11, 2022

“I’m Not Sorry I Was Having Fun,” written by Allan Whalley Alice Nutter, recorded by them in 2000 with Chumbawamba.

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