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Music / Lemon Jelly

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British electronica duo formed by Fred Deakin and Nick Franglen. Mainly known for chill-out tunes... and having really neat-o sleeve art, thanks to their other job as graphic designers.

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  • Boléro Effect: "The Staunton Lick".
  • Design Student's Orgasm: Every single one of their record sleeves.
  • Easter Egg: If you write down all the places mentioned in "Ramblin' Man", there's a sequence whose initial letters spell out the message "Bagpuss sees all things". Quite why, is anybody's guess.
  • Fading into the Next Song: The CD versions of Lost Horizons and 69-95.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: "Experiment Number Six" describes an experiment in Real Time and contains spoken timings which match precisely with the time displayed on your CD player.
  • New Sound Album: 69-95 was this, to the extent that they had the sleeve stickered with a warning to that effect.
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  • Overly Prepared Gag: They really did register a company in the Cayman Islands just so that their website could be
  • Recycled Trailer Music: Tunes such as "The Staunton Lick", "A Tune For Jack" and "Elements" were widely used as television background music.
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  • Self-Referential Track Placement: "Experiment Number Six" is indeed track six on Lost Horizons.
  • Unplugged Version: There's a lovely acoustic version of "Nice Weather For Ducks".