Thursday, July 27, 2006

It came from the UK


Fun Facts About the United Kingdom:

- The UK was established in 1801 by the Act of Union 1800, which merged the Kingdom of Ireland and the Kingdom of Great Britain.

- The UK is made up of four constituent countries: England, Scotland, Wales on the island of Great Britain, and Northern Ireland.

- The governmental system in the UK is a constitutional monarchy, and I'm not even going to go into that.

- The main religion in the UK is Christianity. It has one of the lowest levels of worship in the world, with less than 8% of people actually attending any form of worship on a regular basis.

- Education is mandatory from ages five to sixteen.

- Their flag is awesome.

and

- The Top 10 All Time Selling Albums in the UK:
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Oasis - What's the Story Morning Glory
Michael Jackson - Bad
Abba - Gold
Queen - Greatest Hits
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Simply Red - Stars
Madonna - Immaculate Collection
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

While we're on the subject, here's a little playlist of UK artists.

Click the artist image for more.



Dirty Pretty Things - You Fucking Love It






Milburn - Belle of the Ball







Arctic Monkeys - Leave Before The Lights Come On








The Duke Spirit - Love Is an Unfamiliar Name








The Coral - Dreaming of You









The Zutons - Why Won't You Give Me Your Love







The View - Wasted Little Djs







Bloc Party - Helicopter (Breakneck Mix)







The Horrors - Count in Fives







The Pipettes - Your Kisses Are Wasted On Me






To download the playlist, click here.


Cheers.

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