Madness – It Must Be Love

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Charles

 

Much as it irks us to see popular musicians subvert the serene if lugubrious dignity of the Honourable Order of Undertakers, we simply cannot resist it. 

Hat tip to Richard Rawlinson for finding and then recommending this fine example of funereal madness. 

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Evelyn
10 years ago

Truly, madly, deeply grateful for this gem of a video!
Cheered me up immensely – I want a galloping faded levi wearing FD ‘paging’ my hearse just like that!

Charles Cowling
10 years ago

Yep, that’s proper paging isn’t it, Evelyn?

Vale
Vale
10 years ago

Good find – and really nice to see Labi Siffre at the close.

Belinda Forbes
10 years ago

Evelyn: you’ll have to have two fds paging your hearse then because you HAVE to have a lady fd with a pony tail, don’t you? I like the look of that bumble bee. On second thoughts, that might be one step beyond.

Jenny Uzzell
10 years ago

I can provide a male FD with a pony tail if that’s any help? 🙂

Evelyn
10 years ago

swishing pony tail? and levis? what a buzzzzzzzz FYI Belinda is referring to an extremely interesting session where I was explaining civil funerals to an arranger who listened carefully, seemed to be fully comprehending the concept of not a vicar, not a humanist – but rather that I am an independent and go your own way sort of celebrant. Then she suddenly said: “So do you collect the bodies in your car then?” and, before I could regroup my thoughts to answer that one, she asked: “What do you wear? I saw a funeral lady once who had a little… Read more »

Charles Cowling
10 years ago

And so you can, Jenny. A tip-top one. Thank you for the offer.

What a beguiling way with a ponytail, Evelyn. To my mind, a female FD should be clad in period riding attire, carrying a crop.

gloria mundi
10 years ago

Steady Charles lad….

What a lovely clip, thanks.

Jed
Jed
10 years ago

Charles – Don’t you mean carrying a corp….se?

Quokkagirl
Quokkagirl
10 years ago

or you could always have the style of one particular female fd who has wild and unruly hair which she scrapes absent mindedly into an old black scrunchie with flyaway wisps of the unruly woolly hair escaping ever increasingly from under her very smart hat as the funeral progresses.

Thanks for a bit of madness x

Evelyn
10 years ago

Guaranteed here!