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So, I've got loads of QI icons now. Yay. Possibly overkilly-yay, but yay nonetheless. I've watched the first series of it in the past week or two. When does series 2 come out on DVD? *taps impatiently*

Also, the person who did the QI icons had some Whose Line Is It Anyway? ones too, one of which had Ryan Stiles & Colin Mochrie OTP. Which is just so right, somehow. Aww.

The BBC has the top ten Sounds of 2007 tips. I've heard of Cold War Kids, but only because I read something about them yesterday. Possibly because of the BBC tip. And I've heard of Mika, but only because I subtitled his single the other week. I used to know about music *sob*

Anyway, I do like Mika. You can listen to the single Grace Kelly here (probably, and I should mention that I had to load it in an IE tab before it would work). It makes me bounce around cheerfully, and it mentions (and sounds vocally similar to, in some bits) Freddie / Queen. It's available to download from Monday, according to his very funky website (though it's Flash, so YMMV), and yet I can't find it leaked anywhere online. Bah. Can't save it from Media Player, I don't think, and the video isn't on YouTube, though his Jools appearance is.

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bopeepsheep
Jan. 6th, 2007 01:36 am (UTC)
Scarily, I've found listening to Radio 2 has improved my musical knowledge in the last year or two. I first heard Grace Kelly a month or so back, and they play it almost every day at the moment. It's great, isn't it? I think the Freddie Mercury thing is deliberate.
pickwick
Jan. 6th, 2007 01:40 am (UTC)
Yeah, it's fab! From the snippets on the website, his other songs sound pretty good too. And yeah, I'm sure the Freddie thing is a deliberate homage.
confusiontempst
Jan. 6th, 2007 01:58 am (UTC)
I'd never seen QI before. So guess how I spent 4 hours last night?
Including that episode.

It had me, and eveyrone else here who hadn't seen it before, dissolve into fits of laughter quite frequently.
momentsmusicaux
Jan. 6th, 2007 09:28 am (UTC)
It sounds a bit Queen, doesn't it. And Butterfly Ball too.
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