Apocolypto

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From the London Times:
Disco fever is back
This year will be remembered as the point when it all went a bit wrong, frankly. So it�s odd that for most of the year, the club scene has been dominated by the fingers-in-the-ears, hands-in-the-air decadence of disco.

After years of being relegated to the office party and hen nights, disco has shimmied her way back up to the top of the cool kids� party playlist. Blanketed in glitzy memories of Studio 54, disco provides the perfect antidote to the all-pervading grimness of the life ahead. �When times are good, you could argue that people get turned on by darker, edgier music, such as drum�n�bass or electro,� says Jim Stanton, who started the iconic Horse Meat Disco in Vauxhall, south London. �As soon as life gets harder, people look for something more uplifting, which is where disco comes in � it�s an escape. The first big-haired disco moments happened in America during the 1970s, when there was a depression caused by an oil crisis.�
I didn't like it the first time around.

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I didn't like it either...

Plus, I got to live in close proximity to the glittery cowboy thing, too... Hated that, too.

MC

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