When a list was recently circulated via Facebook asking respondents to test how many of their list of ‘100 Influential Albums’ they owned, there were many expressions of dismay at glaring omissions in the list.
I can safely predict that one act whose omission will not have been decried anywhere (except possibly on the lead singer’s timeline) is Swansea indie-pop tinkers The Pooh Sticks.
And in truth, there’s good reason for that.
Why, I was once sufficiently unimpressed with a 1992 live concert by this very quartet to end my New Musical Express review with the words ‘Pooh Sticks? Pooh Sandwich.’ Continue reading