From raindrops and roses and the ole whiskers on kittens schtick of My Favourite Things in The Sound of Music:

In the 70s, Janis Ian gave the big ups to champagne and caviar, cocaine and Shalimar. Cos the 70s were glam, right?

To We didn’t start the Fire – Billy Joel. Belgians in the Congo, Liston beats Patterson etc.

To The Golden Filter – Favourite Things. Who could argue with a list including New York, Sydney, Paris, London, New York, ice cream, chocolate, coffee, sugar, candy, lollies, kitties, bunnies, knee highs, stockings, vintage, dresses, vodka, whiskey, kitty, bunny, Paris, London, sweet girls, cute boys, vodka, whiskey, cameras, pictures.

And now The Audacity of Huge by Simian Mobile Disco – a name check for Bill Murray, the Sultan of Brunei, and PM Dawn.