PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A CONSUMER: JEREMY THOMS

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SONGS:

Wichita Lineman – Glen Campbell; Andromeda Heights – Prefab Sprout; This Life – Bruce Springsteen; Surf’s Up – Beach Boys; Mandolin Wind – Rod Stewart; Dead Souls – Joy Division; This Guy’s In Love With You – Herb Alpert; Over & Over – Neil Young; Amelia – Joni Mitchell; Blame It On The Sun – Stevie Wonder; Dying Day – Orange Juice; Ain’t That Enough – Teenage Fanclub; Race for The Prize – Flaming Lips;  Something To Remember Me By – The Horrors; If She Doesn’t Smile – Fantastic Something; The World’s Strongest Man – Scott Walker; NYC Man – Lou Reed; Cortez The Killer – Neil Young; I’ve Seen That Movie Too – Elton John; Little Lamb Dragonfly – Paul McCartney & Wings; December Song – George Michael; Complete Control – The Clash.

ALBUMS:

Pet Sounds – Beach Boys; Hawaii – High Llamas; What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye; Marquee Moon – Television; Never A Dull Moment – Rod Stewart; Songs In The Key Of Life – Stevie Wonder; Don’t Stand Me Down – Dexy’s Midnight Runners; Aladdin Sane – David Bowie; Closer – Joy Division; Loveless – My Bloody Valentine; Hissing Of Summer Lawns – Joni Mitchell; Scott 4 – Scott Walker; Exile On Main Street – Rolling Stones; White Album – Beatles;  Quadrophenia – The Who; Zuma – Neil Young; Trans Europe Express – Kraftwerk; White Bread Black Beer – Scritti Politti; You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever – Orange Juice; Painted From Memory – Costello & Bacharach; The Soft Bulletin – Flaming Lips; Spirit Of Eden – Talk Talk; Chairs Missing – Wire; Odyssey & Oracle – Zombies.

ARTISTS:

David Bowie; Scott Walker; Prefab Sprout; Dexys; Joni Mitchell; Neil Young/CSNY; Television; Scritti Politti; Wire; Chic; Ivor Cutler; Viv Stanshall; Elvis Costello; Paul Weller; Kraftwerk; Flaming Lips; Fleet Foxes; Mercury Rev; High Llamas; Teenage Fanclub; Air; Burt Bacharach; Jimmy Webb; Todd Rundgren; Talk Talk; Spiritualized; Stevie Wonder; Marvin Gaye; Rod Stewart; The Beatles; Rolling Stones; Roxy Music; Beach Boys; Orange Juice; Cocteau Twins; Magazine; Steely Dan; Free; Pet Shop Boys; Only Ones; Carole King; Joy Division; New Order; Yes; Velvet Underground; Genesis; The Who; Echo & The Bunnymen; Isaac Hayes; Elton John; Glenn Campbell; Bob Dylan; Pretenders; The Doors; Robert Wyatt; Strokes; Smiths; TOY; Tame Impala; Led Zeppelin; Suede; Nick Drake; Gang Of Four.

 

COMPOSERS: Debussy; Ravel; Mahler; Delius; Vaughan Williams; Elgar; Dvorak; Faure; John Barry; Morricone; Bernard Hermann

 

ART: Klee, Miro, Kandinsky; Bracht; Picasso; Eardley; Gillies; Warhol; Matisse; Lichtenstein; Rothko; Peter Blake; Richard Hamilton; Matisse

  

AUTHORS: Oscar Wilde; Evelyn Waugh; Saki; Anne Tyler; Jonathan Coe; Nick Hornby; Nick Kent; Tony Parsons; Anthony Powell, J D Salinger; William Golding.

 

TELEVISON: Coronation Street; Brideshead Revisited; Star Trek (original series); Fawlty Towers; Extras; The Buddah of Suburbia; Vinyl; Lead Balloon; Still Game; David Bowie “Five Years” docs; Curb Your Enthusiasm; Alan Partridge; Stella Street; The Avengers; Dr Who; The Monkees; Monty Python’s Flying Circus; The Naked Civil Servant; Batman.

 

FILM: Hitchcock; Woody Allen; David Lynch; Nicolas Roeg; Scorsese; Buster Keaton; Carry On; Withnail And I; Spinal Tap; Jungle Book; One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest; Apocalypse Now; The Deer Hunter; West Side Story; 2001: A Space Odyssey; It’s A Wonderful Life; Some Like It Hot; The Apartment; 101 Dalmations; The Odd Couple; The Graduate; James Dean Trilogy; Rutles/All You Need Is Cash; Room At The Top; Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

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Bio: Jeremy Thoms is the lead singer and principal songwriter in The Cathode Ray. He also runs a record label (Stereogram Recordings), DJs and presents a weekly show on Boogaloo Radio. He has so far released nine albums under various guises and is currently working on the third Cathode Ray album, due out September 2019. His first band The Presidents Men feature on the current Cherry Red boxset “Big Gold Dreams: A Story Of Scottish Independent Music 1977-1989”.

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