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First, K9 to get his own series and it’s not being done by the BBC, which is interesting.

Second, the answers to last time’s quiz:

  1. ‘Guitar Thing’ was ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, as played by Jimi Hendrix and originally by the Beatles.
  2. ‘Swoopy guitar thing’ was ‘Killer Robots From Venus’, The Arrogant Worms
  3. ‘Twangy Thing’ was ‘Cats in the Cradle’, Ugly Kid Joe
  4. ‘People noisy and piano thing’ was ‘Remake, Re-Model’ by Roxy Music
  5. ‘Dull thumpy thing’ was ‘Beethoven (I Love to Listen to)’ by Eurythmics
  6. ‘Three chords thing’ was really four chords, and was ‘Crap Shag’ by Mitch Benn
  7. ‘Stringy whistly thing’ was ‘Gentlemen Who Fell’ by Milla Jovovich
  8. ‘Twiddly guitar thing’ was ‘Tell Her Tonight’ by Franz Ferdinand
  9. ‘Tarzan grunty thing’ was ‘Alley Oop’ by the Bonzo Dog Doo-dah Band
  10. ‘Baa baa black sheep thing’ was ‘Bernice Bobs Her Hair’, by The Divine Comedy
  11. ‘Built up thing’ was ‘My Culture’ by One Giant Leap
  12. ‘Synthy droppy thing’ was “Singin’ in the Rain”, originally by Nacio Herb Brown, sung here by Jamie Cullum
  13. ‘Pretend trumptety thing’ was “You are the light” by Jens Lekman
  14. ‘Crashy guitar thing’ was “Stockholme Syndrome” by Muse
  15. ‘Ahhh-ahh-ah thing’ was “Leavin’ on a Jet Plane” Sung here by Chantal Kreviazuk
  16. ‘Really obvious short guitar thing’ was ‘Californication’ by the Red Hot Chilli-peppers
  17. ‘Closing fuzz and drumy guitar thing’ was Billy Joel, Sleeping With The Television On
  18. ‘Guitar thing that I need a better description for’ was Rotterdam, by The Beautiful South
  19. ‘Almost backwards guitar thing’ was ‘Victoria Falls’, again by the Divine Comedy
  20. ‘Twangy country guitar thing’ was ‘Rough & Ready’ by Trace Atkins
  21. “Build up pop song thing” was Charmless Man, Blur
  22. ‘Folk song rock song thing’ was The Folksmen, Start Me Up, covering Rolling Stones
  23. ‘It might be a violin solo’ was Kiss Me, Son Of God, by They Might Be Giants
  24. ‘Live electric guitar thing’ was “Sister Golden Hair” by America
  25. ‘Bastard drum machine thing’ was “For What Its Worth” by Battlestar America. It’s a rewriting, rather than a direct cover, of Buffalo Springfield
  26. ‘Twangy pop song that is almost cheating thing’ was Alternative Girlfriend, Barenaked Ladies.
  1. ‘Foolish Bonus Thing’ was Lovefool, covered by Michael Gum (More of his music here )
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