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Momus: Hippopotamomus

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 18 March 2012

Each week Stuart celebrates an album of significance from the world of gloriously unusual music. This week it's solo artist Momus and his 1991 Album Hippopotamomus.

Momus (aka Nick Currie) carved a name for himself in the 1980s making catchy pop tunes with lyrics that pushed the boundaries of acceptance. Hippopotamomus is a strange tribute to Serge Gainsbourg, full of sweet melodies and bubbly beats but underpinned by a dark dry humour and considered innuendo.

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