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Arab Strap

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Arab Strap was a slowcore band from Falkirk, Scotland, UK, signed for the majority of their albums to independent record label Chemikal Underground. The duo had a short lived flirtation with a major label at the peak of their critical acclaim (after "Philophobia") when they signed to Go!Beat records (a former independent label now owned by Universal).


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    So that was the first big weekend of the summer
    Starts thursday as usual with the canteen quiz and again no-one wins the big cash prize
    Later I do my sound bloke routine by approaching gina's new boyfriend to say that he shouldn't feel
    Then on friday night we went through to the arches
    The First Big Weekend  -  150,853 plays
    Another blowhead disco
    Another sniff of romance I'll forget
    We promised to ourselves before we came out
    We'd do somethin' we regret
    These people are your friends
    The Shy Retirer  -  173,007 plays
  3. Stink  -  120,986 plays
    You know i've felt like this before,
    I know you have felt it too,
    But maybe i dont want to dance,
    Cos ive not had as much as you.
    Our lives did not begin,
    Don't Ask Me To Dance  -  107,690 plays
    How am I supposed to walk you home
    When you're at least fifty feet ahead?
    'Cause you walked off in a huff
    And I'm that pissed I can't remember
    What it was I said
    Here We Go  -  94,515 plays
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