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Blur and Street did a great job on this delightful song about a Saturday afternoon shopping expedition in Notting Hill. The gorgeous chord change to an A accompanied by an F-sharp bass (on the "Saturday" of the first verse and repeated thereafter) displays the group's profoundly musical nature. Particularly since Alex had spent the day drinking with the band's accountant, Julian Hedley, and recorded the bassline "completely pissed".

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Air cushioned soles
I bought them on the Portbello Road on a Saturday
I stop and stare awhile
A common pastime when conversation goes astray

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