Anglo For Your Ear: Echo and the Bunnymen’s “Lips Like Sugar”

Not their biggest song, but definitely one of their better videos, thanks to the chiaroscuro palette of U2 video director Anton Corbijn. Ian McCulloch looks so cool here. From 1987.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com'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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