Community Spin Decks Album Review
Dinosaurs Ate My Caravan
Biscuithead & the Biscuit Badgers • By Linsey Parkinson Whatever happened to songs that made you laugh for the right reasons, rather than the wrong ones? Dinosaurs Ate My Caravan, the new album by Biscuithead and the Biscuit Badgers, isn’t about lazy pastiche or lame satire; it’s intelligent, eclectic and laugh-outloud funny. Sixteen splendid tracks await discerning chaps of all ages and genders: from the hymn to David Attenborough (“Feeding meat to a great white shark/His brother’s in Jurassic Park”) to a useful lesson
on snow formation, a healthy dose of avuncular speculation and a cautionary tale or two. Aficionados will be delighted by new recordings of classic tracks, Cheese and The Land Hermit Crab. The band is inspired by a range of surreal and whimsical influences, which include the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, Deaf School and the Divine Comedy. Some call them the thinking man’s Half Man Half Biscuit. I know I do. Nonsense? Of course it is. Have a listen, or ignore them completely, at www.biscuithead.co.uk
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