8k84 Touch Me I’m Sick

A skew-whiff exploration of tunes suggested by this pandemic … we are in week 3 of lockdown here in Aotearoa, our death toll is at 5, deaths globally are frightening in the extreme. I do not intend to make light of this horrifying situation but I’m not averse to a little humour.. nor do I shy away from potentially offensive soundbites, the dark side if you will. If I offend then I am sorry… we all must find our own levels, our own ways to get through this … and I wish you and yours all the best! xoxo skew (first broadcast on 8k.nz 12/04/2020)

Dub Syndicate/Lee Perry – Jungle (excerpt)
DJ Shadow – Organ Donor (excerpt)
Modern Lovers – Hospital
Bjork – Virus
X-Ray Spex – Germfree Adolescents
Throwing Muses – Fever Few
Eraserhead OST (Laurel Near) – In Heaven
Boards Of Canada – Sick Times
Verve – The Drugs Don’t Work
Van Morrison – TB Sheets
Little Willy John – Fever
Joe Tex – Pneumonia
Scott Walker – The Plague
Gang Of Four – Anthrax
Gordons – Adults And Children
Mutton Birds – Don’t Fear The Reaper
Over The Rhine – Fever
Kate Bush – Breathing
Bob Dylan – Knocking On Heaven’s Door
Dirty Three – Some Summers They Drop Like Flies
James Booker – St James Infirmary
Bob Dylan – Lovesick
Harry Nilsson – Coconut
La Lupe – Fever
David Bowie – Blackout
MGMT – Mystery Disease
Albert Elms – Opening In Hospital (The Prisoner OST)
Mudhoney – Touch Me I’m Sick
Kid Koala – Flu Season
Wire – Germ Ship
TV On The Radio – Ambulance
White Stripes – The Nurse
Charlie Feathers – Jungle Fever
Fall – Fit And Working Again
Robert Rodriguez – Hospital Epidemic

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