manchester on radio 2 : rainy city

Guy Garvey’s Rainy City will be broadcast again on Monday 15 Nov 2010 at 10pm. I’m sure the climate has made the internal the catalyst for manchester’s distinctive music and graphics, but the place is less wetter, more humid, than the allusion to it always raining, makes out.

Glimpsed Boys from the Blackstuff at HMV today. Anyway I am thinking later, tonight: Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough, Newcastle… back kitchen windows seen at night from a smelly diesel local train at age 13 in the coal-sooted 1970s.