I just lamented about the fact Jill beat me to the punch by submitting The Fratellis' "Flathead" for SLS17 consideration. It's a catchy as all hell sorta tune and I'm totally digging it.
Here are some things I just learnt about The Fratellis.
- They formed in Glasgow, Scotland
- They go by the names Barry, Mince and Jon Fratelli, but this is a Ramones kind of thing and they aren't really brothers or Fratelli's
- This tune was featured in an iPod ad earlier this year, although I don't recall the ad
- My favourite theory as to how they got their name is the Goonies theory - the Fratelli's were the bad guys in The Goonies
- On March 23 they performed this song on Conan, but of course I was sound asleep and missed yet another "I remember when" moment
Did I mention there's a really-cool-yet-smoking-hot video for "Flathead", too? Here it is...