The Beatles meet the cardigans

This is what happens when you pop out for a tea and fresh air…..I purchased this record the other day from Flash Back records on Bethnal Green Road London, merely moments from Anglozine HQ- purely for the sleeve.   I haven’t done that since the first record I ever bought from Woolworths; using a gift token from my Nan. The disc was “Swords of a thousand men by Tenpole Tudor’ in 1981, luckily a pretty good song as it goes.  The Beatles here doing a spot of product placement in Van Jac checkerboard cardigans- arigato are kid.  The Japanese 7” record cover for Hello Goodbye/I am the Walrus on Apple Records (Ed. Van Jac has no association to Californian Van Doren...

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Winter Whites

We are not sure where our fascination of winter whites came from. There was the Action Man Christmas gift in 1981 with his tactical white commando ski get up. This combined with The Heroes of Telemark film on the telly that very same festive season.  The cosmic alignment of these two elements could have jolted something- the exact origin is a mystery. 1999 picking up Marc Bolan Johns Children 7” records at Bleeker Bobs in NYC whilst simultaneously wearing white jeans (after memorial day). That same Big Apple trip seeing an almost completely hard as nails winter white Helmut Lang collection at the labels 93 Mercer street flagship shop.  Grandads fascination with Cab Calloway mooching about effortlessly in white, Martin...

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