Great Britpop Songs #19: Cornershop - Brimful of Asha

Great Britpop Songs #19: Cornershop – Brimful of Asha

Brimful of Asha

Cornershop(the brainchild of Wolverhampton-born Tjinder Singh and  his brother Avtar Singh) song Brimful of Asha was already wonderful, its memorable chord progression and playful vocals that romantically document a nostalgia for Bollywood films, music icons and love of dusty records(“45s”).’Asha…’ was injected with fresh life by Fatboy Slim’s big beat remix, that brought a slice of culture clash to the top of the charts in 1997. That fearsomely addictive refrain “everybody needs a bosom for a pillow’ chimed into its wonderfully joyous riot of handclaps and excitable rhythms, ‘Brimful of Asha’ the remix, is that most rare thing – a Number one that you can still love!

Cornershop are still very much an ongoing concern releasing a range of eclectic long players….

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