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April 29, 2008

Warwick Sells Top Academic

A professor in Warwick’s Chemistry department was shocked to learn today that the University has sold him to Real Madrid for £16m. Francis Draper, 52, was instructed to vacate his office this morning following Warwick’s agreement with the Spanish footballing giant. A distraught Draper confessed that he was ‘Shocked… I’ve never played a game of football in my life.’ Peter Kenyon, the University of Warwick’s new Head of Development and Planning, retorted that Draper’s reaction was ‘unprogressive’ in a press conference held this afternoon: ‘We’re trying to take this University forward. Anyone can see that the sale of Draper is essential to a scheme of widening particiation.’

Despite Draper’s protests that he has ‘a wife and kids in Sydenham, and a bad back’, Real Madrid’s coach, Bernd Schuster, expects him to report for training with Los Blancos fully fit on Thursday morning. ‘He may not be a galactico’, Schuster commented, ‘but Francis obtained his professorship at a very young age and I feel he will add depth to our squad.’


April 24, 2008

Shifty Disco to release 'Dress–Down Day' single

Writing about web page http://www.myspace.com/thebandoftheeye

We’re pleased to announce that our rock barrage ‘Dress-Down Day’ will be released as a single by UK indie-label Shifty Disco on Friday, 16 May at midday. The song will be available for download from Shifty Disco’s website.

With releases by Seagull Strange, The Young Knives, Paperlung and others, Shifty Disco is an excellent label and we’re excited about working with them.


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