Melody Maker singles of the year 1988
September 13, 2008
Melody Maker singles of the year 1988.
Got lots to say but no time right now. A few points on the above.
You Made Me Realise should be No.1 and Freak Scene should be No.2
Although you’re most likely to hear Crash as the soundtrack to a compilation of home movies it is a *great* pop single and should be higher.
The Young Gods inexplicably make the charts. I never got them and I know I wasn’t the only one. Someone commented a while back about how they seemed like an elaborate practical joke, as if Stubbs and co. had had a pub bet between themselves that they could break even the most difficult, avant-nonsense group. I think bovine masses got it right on this occasion.
Thanks again to the Idolator for the traffic spike. Thanks to everyone that emailed too – it’s really nice to hear from everyone.
I have to get ready for a 40th birthday party now, not mine quite yet, but fucking hell….40!