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Monday, December 20, 2010

Badly Drawn Boy Mouths Off At Our Nemeses Down South

Posted By on Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 8:44 AM

Esteemed and perpetually behatted English troubadour Damon Gough, doing business as Badly Drawn Boy, just got a little more esteemed. After a show last Tuesday at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco, he headed down to Los Angeles for a two-night stand at (appropriately enough) the Troubadour, where the ambient politeness level was not altogether to his liking. Check out the video above for some excoriating between-song banter: the video quality is paltry at best, but you can hear him call the Angelenos cunts and twats with wonderful plosive clarity.

After the jump, some selections from happier times.

From 2000's The Hour of Bewilderbeast, an ode to young love and orthodontia:

From his About A Boy soundtrack, a reasonable song to mark last week's meltdown:

Presumably he gets on better with us San Francisco twats -- hell, we even named a street after him -- but if you need proof, check out this video. Yeah, it was pre-karaoke quagmire.

Can anyone who was at the Swedish American Hall show confirm Gough's good behavior?


If you're going to call us twats, please do it on Twitter or our Facebook page, where we can respond with proper hyperbole.

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