Anglo For Your Ear: Squeeze’s “Up the Junction”

Right up there with R.E.M.‘s “The End of the World As We Know It” as a perfect karaoke song. From the 1979 album Cool For Cats.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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