Coldplay's debut Parachutes is seventh followed by the Prodigy's the Fat of the Land
We're a little bit a victim of the last 10 or 12 years because since the end of Desert Storm and the fall of the Berlin Wall, we've been able to live, you might say, off the fat of the land
Fat of the land
One problem that faces those attempting to quantify suburban sprawl is how to develop a means of measurement.
See, for example, my own book, The Fat of the Land
In the long hiatus since the band's last album, 1997's The Fat Of The Land
, Keith has taught himself guitar and written songs.
And he reminds us how often--and perhaps how unwittingly--we still speak the words of that miraculous committee: labor of love, lick the dust, clear as crystal, a thorn in the flesh, a soft answer, the root of all evil, the fat of the land
, the sweat of thy brow, hip and thigh, arose as one man, a broken reed, a word in season, how the might y are fallen, the eleventh hour, pearls before swine, a law unto themselves, weighed in the balance and found wanting, the shadow of death.
The Fat of the Land
, by John Seymour; first published in 1961; Republished 1991 by Metanoia Press (Ireland), ISBN 0 9518381 0 5; currently available for $16 from Nathan Griffith, HCR 68 Box 185, Trout WV 24991
IT seems that launching a new slimming plan is a sure way of living off the fat of the land
In 1998, KOCH Entertainment achieved triple platinum sales with Prodigy's album The Fat Of The Land
and entered the Canadian charts at #1, a first for an independent label and distributor in Canadian music industry history.
But I enjoyed winding up fat-cat local farmers in the village pub about their Common Market subsidies: it was a useful riposte to their half-joking barbs about student layabouts living off the fat of the land
at taxpayers' expense.
The country is in a state of disrepair and no wonder when MPs live off the fat of the land
while families are forced to go to food banks.
They couldn't care less because they and their children live on the fat of the land
So even though it's stressed that Cooper worked his way up from the shop floor, it's difficult to feel sympathetic towards guys who have luxuriated in the fat of the land
While Chancellor Alistair Darling insists on a 2% wage rise for public sector workers and others, salaries, bonuses and pensions for those who live of the fat of the land
are as lavish as ever.
While I nurse the anger of watching bloated G8 leaders who believe they're worth it, live off the fat of the land