On a slightly lighter note something about the return of the snow put me in mind of the following single which I recently rediscovered – literally so, as it was at the back of a cupboard. I was always very fond of it and its sister single Touch, which has a Japanese theme.
Lori and the Chameleons were the brainchild of Bill Drummond and Dave Balfe of Zoo Records, both of whom were to go on to other things – burning money, flinging dead sheep around, managing Blur and so on, but I don’t think either of them ever bettered this. Lori was, I believe, the secretary at Zoo Records, in so far as they had such a thing, and seems to have quit while she was ahead. Bill Drummond, a Son of the Manse, spent much of his childhood in Corby, so we could just about claim him as a local author!!! , if we felt so inclined.
The song is a reminder of the days when “Eastern Europe” was a far off exotic place, with which we in England had little contact. The younger generation may find this hard to imagine.