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Songs of the Day: Cornershop's 'Brimful of Asha' & 'Norwegian Wood'

Published February 27, 2013 5:09 pm

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According to http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/: On this day 1998, Cornershop went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with "Brimful Of Asha." This song is based upon the history of film culture in India.

Great song. I remember buying the album and thinking it was cool that the band covered The Beatles' "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" in the Punjabi language, as a nod to the sitar played on the original track.

As for the latter song, best lyric ever: "I once had a girl, or should I say, she once had me."

1998, Cornershop went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Brimful Of Asha'. This song is based upon the history of film culture in India. - See more at: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/#sthash.2E6QaWuP.dpuf

1998, Cornershop went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Brimful Of Asha'. This song is based upon the history of film culture in India. - See more at: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/#sthash.2E6QaWuP.dpuf

1998, Cornershop went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Brimful Of Asha'. This song is based upon the history of film culture in India. - See more at: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/#sthash.2E6QaWuP.dpuf