Friday, September 23, 2016

"Too Hot To Handle ... Rock's REAL Goddesses! ... Part 4"

Evening friends,

yeah, and you thought all of this nonsense was already finished? Well, so did I, but below comment came in from Badger:

"One slight correction. Swc once many moons ago whilst a journalist had a thing with one of keyboardists from Tiger. Not me. It was a long time ago. A few more suggestions whilst I'm here...
The singer from Summer Camp. The singer from Best Coast And an obvious one from swc alexis from Sleigh Bells. Much love Badger".

Very sorry, Badger & SWC, for my mistake in Part 1, no idea how this may have happened. Nevertheless, the real shame is that SWC still didn't reveal which of the three ladies pictured below is the keyboarder he once "had a thing with" .... we'll never know, I'm afraid!

Coming straight to Badger's/Badger on behalf of SWC's suggestion(s) then, here's to you:

Elizabeth Sankey out of Summer Camp:

Bethany Cosentino out of Best Coast:

Alexis Krauss out of Sleigh Bells:

Very neat, all three of them, it must be said: I trust you agree!

And here are the according tunes, enjoy, enjoy:

See you soon, take good care,


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

"Too Hot To Handle ... Rock's REAL Goddesses! ... Part 3"

Hello folks,
so, as promised, I got it ready in time: part three of Rock's REAL Goddesses, chosen in its entirety by our friend Robster! As you will be able to tell he indeed is a man of great taste - that's great as in gourmet, not as in glutton, mind you - so, without further ado, here are his goddesses of choice. Enjoy, enjoy!
Louise Post out of Veruca Salt: a great choice!

Miki Berenyi out of Lush. Now, I know that at least another one of you (Hi, SA!) can identify with this, and rightly so, it must be said. What a girl!!

Harriet Wheeler out of The Sundays. Most perfect again! I used to love her as well when the first record came out and I was a lucky chap whenever I had the chance to find a picture of Harriet in one of the music papers occasionally. Mind you, this was before the days of internet, you really had to do something in order to get near to your stars ... at least sort of near!

Louise Wener out of Sleeper. I don't have all too much by Sleeper, but I think upon the evidence of below picture I should rectify this situation immediately ... stunning!

Julianne Regan out of All About Eve. Hmmm, Robster's first choice I can't immediately identify with, but to each his own, I always say ....

Julia Ruzicka out of Future Of The Left: another hot choice and perhaps even the cutest of the lot, Robster!

Alright, that's it for today, friends. I hope you enjoyed my little summary ... I mean, YOU chose it all at the end of the day, well, Robster did in this case!!
Have fun,

Saturday, September 17, 2016

"Too Hot To Handle ... Rock's REAL Goddesses! ... Part 2"


very sorry, this took a little while, but my mum was in hospital and I was rather busy with finding some appropriate treatment for her afterwards. But it all went well in the end, she's back to form and will be able to stay in some specialized clinic from Wednesday on, so far, so good!

Quite a lot of suggestions came in since the last post, and in my true Miss Marple- style I collected them from the comment sections of various blogs. Astonishing, really, if you look at them all, I mean, tastes vary, and why not ... it simply shows that the few readers of this site are men of an acquired taste indeed! Needless to mention that most of the goddesses we fancy are way too young to even realize that we are in the same room with them (that's if we ever were, but you know what I mean), but hope dies last, so here's a summary of what your wet dreams are made of. Send your Missuses to the shopping center before you scroll down further, friends,  and keep your hands abbove the blanket, alright?

Walter came up with both Susanna Hoffs and Debbie Harry, the latter being Echorich's favourite as well. A most perfect choice, of course, and although numerous stunning pictures have been taken of Debbie in the last decades, this one here captured her best:

Also it's a song you don't hear all that often perhaps, a really well performed live version of the old favourite:

And as for Susanna Hoffs, well, very old readers to this blog might or might not know, her and me nearly became a couple when she smiled a me at a gig in 1985 or thereabouts and boy, what a smile that was, unbelievable! Also I read an article at that time saying that apparently she fancied eating Mars bars under the shower, the pure thought of that alone still makes me shiver ... some 30 years later!

Next up we've Brian with his goddess of choice:

Now this is Elizabeth Morris out of Allo Darlin'! A band I don't know all too good, I'm ashamed to say and thus I only have a few songs to choose from. This is but one of them, a fine rendition of a Ramones - tune:

Btw, Brian let me know via mail that Mrs LTL seems to live in great disapproval of our beloved Sturdy Girl, as pictured in all of her glory not only on this site, but on others as well. This of course, Brian, is a very critical situation and if it helps I'm happy to have a word with Mrs LTL at her earliest convenience in order to pinpoint to her all of Sturdy Girl's amenities!

Good, it's JC next. I've taken the piss often enough in reminding him about how Clare Grogan out of Altered Images once told him to bugger off, apparently he's gotten away with it by now, perhaps this is why he mentioned Stina Tweedale of Honeyblood to be his latest desire. Having a look at Steena, I do hope she'll treat you more respectfully than good ole' Clare did, should you ever have the chance to approach her. Perhaps you'll be a little bit more subtile too this time?

Just like Walter and Echorich, our Charity Chic seems to like it a bit of the old-fashioned way, and nothing wrong with that! His dreams consisted (still consist? We'll never know ...) of Siobhan Fahey out of Bananarama!

Another great choice and one I can perfectly identify with. Again. This is the only Bananarama record I own, so:

A little bit more contemporary than that - perhaps because he's younger than CC, I don't know, is our Swiss Adam, he seems to have a spot for Shirley Manson out of Garbage!

Cute, ey? Frightening, to a certain degree, but cute. Still I wouldn't like her to get angry with me, no Sir!

Badger, your turn! You mentioned 'the keyboardist in Tiger'. Now, somehow Tiger seem to have managed to keep the internet clean of pictures by themselves, this is the only one I could find, which means I have to break my self-imposed rule of showing no men in this post whatsoever!

Apparently Tiger had two keyboard players, Tina Whitlow and Dido Hallett. I leave it up to you to decide which of the three ladies pictured above is the one you admire ... I only hope it's not the tall giraffe in the back, she looks a bit like my sister back in 1985, so come on!

But a good racket they make, Tiger, here's:

Having had Badger, naturally we have to have SWC next ... obviously! And SWC went for a lady I would have gone for as well, the mighty Hope Sandoval out of Mazzy Star, unfulfilled dream of a thousand nights! This woman really is special and I'd give both my legs for spending just half an hour in conversation with her, believe me! I mean, not that I would be able to speak only one reasonable word, I would just sit there and stare at her sheepishly, but no matter ... it would do for me! I still can't understand that she spent so much time with this bad-tempered midget out of The Jesus And Mary Chain ... I would have carried her on my hands instead!

Apparently our friend Drew prefers the more Nordic type, stone cold, blonde and a bit dangerous. Then again he's from Scotland, which by and large is located on the same latitude as Denmark, home of  Sharin Foo out of The Raveonettes, someone else you wouldn't want to get in trouble with, I would think:

Ah well, I'm lost for words, you too, I suspect?

Moving on to Mr. 'More Soon' - Jez. He said: "Kim Deal. Not the front-woman of Pixies, but goddamit Kim and her twin sister Kelly in The Breeders". Now, if this made any sense to the rest of you, congratulations! I didn't understand it! Jez, are you trying to tell us that Kim looked a great deal differently when still being in The Pixies compared to how she looked when forming The Breeders a little while later? How confusing it all is, to be sure!

Either way, here are The Breeders, for you, mate:

Phew, that's it for today, friends. I bet you've all been wondering why our friend Robster hasn't been featured. Well, he's a man of r.e.a.l.l.y. acquired taste, let's put it that way, so much so that the sheer mass of suggestions he came up with will easily fill a third part of this series! And if everything turns out according to plan (i.e. I get up early tomorrow morning and get this done before Little Loser comes back home - he's not in tonite, staying with two girls he goes to school with ... him being 8 years of age, now that's an example of how to do it properly for you, should you need one - I'll even have this third part ready fairly soon!

Until then, take good care,