NEW WAVE WHO’S WHO

At a quick glance I see Billy Idol, Limahl, Grace Jones, Adam Ant, Robert Smith, David Bowie, Simon Le Bon, that “Voices Carry” girl, Nick Rhodes, Chrissie Hynde, Mark Mothersbaugh, the Culture Club frontman, Howard Jones, … can you find Morrissey?

THE GREATEST CHRISTMAS SONG EVER

“Fairytale of New York” by The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl is the best Christmas tune of all time and also UK’s most-played Christmas song of the 21st century.

RICHEY EDWARDS 52

Happy birthday and stay beautiful you Cool Cymru: Richey!

ELTON JOHN & DAVID FURNISH: LOVE WINS

Today, 14 years ago, Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish became the first gay celebrities to register their relationship as a civil partnership.

THE CRAMPS ON NULLE PART AILLEURS

The Cramps performing “Bikini Girls with Machine Guns” on French TV back in 1990, featuring Lux Interior wearing men’s thong and stilettos.

STUART ADAMSON’S DRINK-SOAKED FINAL DAYS

Today, 18 years ago, Stuart Adamson was found dead in Hawaii a month after disappearing from his home. The lead singer of Big Country’s body was found in a closet in his room at the Best Western Plaza Hotel in Honolulu.

HOME SIXX HOME

Happy 61 Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna Jr. aka Nikki Sixx!

BARROW X PORTISHEAD

The instrumentalist for the band Portishead, Geoff Barrow, is having a birthday today.

BLONDIE: BRISBANE RIOTS

Today, 42 years ago, riots broke outside of Her Majesty’s Theatre in Brisbane, Australia, at a Blondie concert

DRINKING RESPONSIBLY AT SANUR GARAGE

DRINKING RESPONSIBLY x NOBAR BALI UNITED⁣⁣ — Fifth leg of #DrinkingResponsibly 2019 roadshow!⁣⁣ Sunday, 8 Dec 2019⁣⁣ at Sanur Garage/ 6pm onwards.⁣⁣

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