It being a nice sunny day here in Edinburgh yesterday, I decided to fix the busted spoke on my road bike, and go for a spin to Peebles and back. On the way home through the Moorfoot hills, my mind wandered on to the topic of bicycles in music. I started considering how many references to cars there are in popular music, but how few to the bicycle. I can't think of too many at all.
I saw the Electric Ghosts last night at the jolly old Blazer, and enjoyed them as much as ever. Disarmingly simple-sounding country-tinged songs, but with a good sense of melody and effective, hook-laden lyrics. I shall have to try and catch the full-on band at some point, on the basis of the acoustic shows I've seen, it should be enjoyable.