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My Favourite Things

Finally, a chance to find out a little more about me!

I’ve mentioned elsewhere that I am passionate about football (mainly Arsenal) and music. I also love reading and movies. So for those who want a bit more insight, here are some of my favourite things…all listed in no particular order!






Favourite Albums

Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin

Radiohead – OK Computer

Bob Dylan – Blonde on Blonde

Joni Mitchell – Blue

Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

David Bowie – Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust

Rolling Stones – Exile on Main Street

Ryan Adams – Gold

The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses

Velvet Underground – Velvet Underground

Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV

Bright Eyes – I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning

Favourite Songs/Tracks

The Specials – Ghost Town

Bob Dylan – Like a Rolling Stone

The Clash – White Man in Hammersmith Palais

Pulp – Common People

Mott The Hoople – All The Young Dudes

Rolling Stones – Jumping Jack Flash

Prince – Kiss

Underworld – Born Slippy

The Jam – Going Underground

Tom Petty – American Girl

Arctic Monkeys – I Bet That You Look Good on the Dancefloor

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run

Radiohead – Paranoid Android





Favourite Movies

American Beauty

Don’t Look Now

Saturday Night Fever

The Graduate

The Dark Knight


Silence of The Lambs

Donnie Darko

Clockwork Orange

Star Wars (the first and original one!)

Lord of The Rings – Return of the King








Favourite Books – Fiction

1984 – George Orwell

Money – Martin Amis

Bonfire of the Vanities – Tom Wolfe

Shipping News – E Annie Proulx

Bright Lights, Big City – Jay McInerney

The Secret History – Donna Tartt

Endearing Love – Ian McEwan

The Man in The High Castle – Philip K Dick

American Pastoral – Philip Roth

The Corrections – Jonathan Frantzen


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  1. rambling southern monkey / Aug 23 2011 4:55 PM

    lacking in the old Dire Straits there Merv 😛

  2. Over exposure of the microwave oven song for me

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