Guardian Readers’ Album Of The Year!

Ignored in the reviews section of almost every major newspaper and magazine, despite making the top 40 albums, Urge For Offal has been voted “Readers’ Album Of The Year” in the Guardian. The newspaper sheepishly had to put “Well, nothing” under the “What we said” section. A tremendous accolade.

The best albums of 2014 - Guardian readers pick

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“Urge For Offal” hits the pop charts!

“Urge For Offal” was the first HMHB album to make the charts since 1987, according to the Official Charts Company. In the midweek charts, the album briefly hit no.39.

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We’re discussing the album on its dedicated page here. If you want the CD, you can order it through the Probe Plus Store here, where the cost is £9.95 including delivery. There is also a vinyl/CD combination available, and for the first time, an MP3 download of the album available direct from the record company for just £6.49.

Over Bridges, Under Bridges

There can’t be anything much more biscuity than attempting to cycle to every place mentioned in a Half Man Half Biscuit lyric, and that’s exactly what Steve Harman and Nick Dawes are trying to do. You can read an account of their ongoing exploits at Half Man Half Bike Kit, including the team’s heroic attempt to do That London in a day.

New on this site

If you’ve not been here for a while, the most recent lowlights include the start of the huge “A-Z of HMHB” and a stab at translating some songs to bring the music of HMHB to the world. For these and other oddments, check out “Features on this site” on the home page.