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“Let’s drive together, forever through the rain…”

Back when he was a good DJ — before he fell head over heels in love with the sound of his own voice — Huw Stephens played this record on his Radio 1 show’s “Unsigned” slot.

I know nothing about Two Men in a Boat, who released several tracks through a website that has since disappeared. Now there is only scant evidence that the band ever existed.

But what a record they made while they did. And it mentions Venice.

Let’s see Vienna and Zürich in the snow
Let’s sail through Venice in a little two man boat
Let’s make like Bloom did and do Dublin in a day
Let’s go to Paris and be gay, babe.

Listen and download Two Men in a Boat :: Raindrops and Roadmaps

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