Friday, July 27, 2012
#319. Lord Bodo's, 3 Dublin St, Edinburgh
Friday at 5:00PM is prime pub time. Lord Bodo's is a cozy basement bar in a great location. I had tried to come here in the winter but it was closed. Apparently they used to close on Sundays. They are open now, and it is busy without being crowded. The Beta Band on the stereo is a nice fit, followed by Love on Your Side by the Thompson Twins, which features that wonderful syncopation in the chorus. Now they are playing Birdhouse in Your Soul by They Might Be Giants!
The beer selection was okay, but nothing spectacular. That's a perfectly poured Caledonian 70/-.
Kudos to the DJ. I'm sure if I had stayed long enough I'd have heard some OMD and perhaps even this overlooked gem from Ministry (before the heroin took Al Jourgensen on his downward spiral).