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Happy Mondays

Pills Thrills N' Bellyaches


180 Gram Vinyl with Download 'Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches' is the third studio album by Happy Mondays It was produced by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne 'Pills'n'Thrills And Bellyaches' was trailed by two singles the student disco favourite 'Step On' a cover of the 1972 hit by John Kongos and 'Kinky Afro' probably their greatest moment a sort of Sly and the Family Skunk But these are not the only pleasures 'God's Cop' opens with chaotic out of tune slide guitar and develops into a rambunctious lyrical attack on the thenManchester Police Chief James Anderton over a loping drum loop from 'Shack Up' by Banbarra complete with Paul Davis' synth stabs and full on vocals from Rowetta 'Donovan' Ryder's lyrical appropriation of his future fatherinlaw's 'Sunshine Superman' Again Oakenfold and Osborne's deftness of touch is highlighted it is a languid accordiondriven groove suddenly undermined by the trademark Mondays hobnails two minutes in

Tracklist
  • 1. Kinky Afro
    2. God's Cop
    3. Donovan
    4. Grandbag's Funeral
    5. Loose Fit
    6. Dennis And Lois
    7. Bob's Yer Uncle
    8. Step On
    9. Holiday
    10. Harmony

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