Sunday, July 11, 2010

The new number two: Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling embark on Prisoner-themed album

I think we've all agreed we'll just pretend that ITV haven't attempted to destroy one of the few remaining pieces of heritage they've left by remaking The Prisoner, right? (God, ITV, eh? They'll be inserting CGI ghosts into Coronation Street next, eh? Oh.)

So, let's embrace a sort-of remake we can all get behind:



This is Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling - a name, I suspect, they will come in time to resent as much as Mr and Mrs Kerr's son Wayne resented his. Never mind, though, as what they're doing is both interesting and lovely. They've embarked on a 17 strong song cycle which turns each episode of the The Prisoner into a nowavepop song.

Songs, in fact, like this:



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