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Instant Sunshine - Jubilee

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More humorous and witty songs from Instant Sunshine marking their 'Jubilee' as composers and performers of BBC signature tunes for 'Money box', 'Stop The Week', 'Franglais' and 'Delia Smith's One Is Fun'.

Peter Christie is the brains behind the outfit, writes all the songs, does all the paper-work and has scored over 20 runs in one-day cricket at Dorchester. He sings and plays guitar, ukelele, cornet, trumpet and tuba, and is the only member of Instant Sunshine actively head-hunted by any other groups, usually the Salvation Army. He claims to be able to read music.

David Barlow sings harmonies and will insist on describing himself as the lead guitarist although where he leads, no-one follows. He also believes that, if his harmonica is recorded with enough echo, it sounds like Larry Adler. He knows a great deal about wine, bowls, googlies and claims not to be able to read music.

Miles Kington plays double-bass, trombone and euphonium and is renowned for his daily humorous column in the Independent and the Franglais column in Punch Magazine. He is a Great Railway enthusiast who bakes his own bread. He was shot at in Peru for the former but has not been, surprisingly, for the latter. He can read and write music but has never been given then opportunity.

Alan Maryon-Davis is the group's resident comic and is an expert on exotic percussion. He feels that his soft-shoed tap-dance is the highlight of the CD (Hear him between tracks 4 and 5) His frequent television appearances as presenter of 'Bodymatters' have led the other members of the group to suspect that he is secretly a doctor. He claims to have perfect pitch but has yet to get a wicket.

  1. A Bouquet of Roes  
  2. Whitehall Farce  
  3. What Is A Thingummy-jig?  
  4. Middlesex Man  
  5. Pick up the Phone  
  6. Eating Food is Wrong  
  7. Specs Appeal  
  8. If I Keep On Whistling  
  9. Shiny Leather Chair  
  10. Who Dunnit?  
  11. Ideal Home  
  12. Cucumber Sandwiches  
  13. Birds and Bees  
  14. Holiday Survival  
  15. Westminster Pier To Greenwich  
  16. It Happened In The Park  
  17. Equal Animal Rights  
  18. Alas, Poor Hamlet  
  19. Mini Mozart  
  20. Listen To The Summer  
  21. Fleeting Time