Took me almost two years.
So the thousandth Embrace track I scrobbled was Looking As You Are. I suppose this is the part where I talk about how I got into them and how big a fan I am of them. Oh god. Where do I start?
The beginning seems like a good place. So, it's about June 2004 and I'm an excitable, rather obsessive little eleven-year-old. And I'm moaning to my mum that my sister (then 14) has a stereo, and I don't, and it's not fair, and everybody else has one, and I don't know if you've heard, but apparently you don't get anything in life for moaning and whining about what you don't have. Well that's a lie. My mum was like "oh for goodness sake, I was going to give this to you for when we went on holiday in August but you can have it now, since you've been moaning so much". Excellent parenting there.
And then I fell in love. With my radio. …