You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeCOLIN Hay doesn’t come from a land Down Under. He was born in Kilwinning and bred until the age of 14 in Saltcoats on the Ayrshire coast. Down Under went global between 1981 and 1983, making No1 in the UK, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Denmark, New Zealand and the US, where it sold two million copies alone.The album it appeared on, Business as Usual, also hit the top spot in the UK and the US and sold 15million copies.Now 63, Colin has always played the single in his solo set and he will do so again when he heads to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a residency at the Gilded Balloon for the next fortnight.A singer playing their biggest hit should be no surprise but if he never played it again no one could blame him.It is two bars of music that have proved costly beyond belief.Not only did the legal proceedings cost in the region of $4.5million but Colin believes the stress of the case also contributed to the loss of his friend and fellow band member Greg Ham.Read MoreScots singer Colin Hay loses battle over No1 hit Down UnderHe said: “I don’t have a problem with Down Under the song at all because I know what happened I wrote the song.
But the jokes don’t stop there. In the penultimate episode, Pete goes into his set poking fun at Tiff and the dungeon community more broadly, which scores Pete an agent and a slot on “The Latest Show.” Tiff explicitly tells Pete that he is making a mockery of a community he is not really a part of and that performing it on national television could do great harm to people who are already struggling for respect and understanding. While Pete’s actions suggest single mindedness, shots of Scannell in between conversations, particularly in the comedy club, show all the doubt and second guessing beneath the surface, bringing a dark undercurrent to what was previously a slapstick bit..
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