is the twelfth 90 Bisodol (Crimond) album by UK rock band Half Man Half Biscuit, released in September 2011.
The inner sleeve includes a modified version of the painting
Christ's Entry into Jerusalem by William Gale (1823–1909), in which one onlooker holds a sign with the words "Dirk Hofman Motorhomes". This is a reference to a man who holds such a sign at the finish of European cycling races. 
Track listing [ edit ]
"Something's Rotten in the Back of
Iceland " 2:33
Tommy Walsh's Eco House" 2:38
Leeuwarden (We Are Ready)" 2:30
"Fun Day in the Park"
"Descent of the
"Left Lyrics in the Practice Room"
"L'enfer c'est les autres"
"Fix It So She Dreams of Me"
"The Coroner's Footnote"
"Rock and Roll Is Full of Bad Wools"
Critical reception [ edit ]
BBC called the album the band's "most consistently brilliant work yet in every aspect, and another start-to-finish showcase of rare genius".  The Quietus called it "probably their best, certainly their most consistent album". 
Bisodol is a brand of indigestion tablet 
Crimond is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland; whose name was adopted for a hymn tune by Jessie Seymour Irvine, most associated with a verse paraphrase of Psalm 23, "The Lord's my shepherd, I'll not want"  The alleged producer, Nelson Burt, was a nine-year-old boy (son of
Albin R. Burt) who drowned in the Mersey Hurricane of 1822, and whose grave is in the churchyard of St Lawrence's Church, Stoak; as mentioned in the song "The Unfortunate Gwatkin" on the 2014 album by Half Man Half Biscuit Urge for Offal The song title "Something's Rotten in the Back of Iceland" parodies the line "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark", spoken by Marcellus in
Shakespeare's play , Hamlet Act 1 Scene 4 The song title "Excavating Rita" parodies that of the 1980 play
by Educating Rita Willy Russell (born 1947) The song title "L'enfer c'est les autres" is a quotation from the 1944 existentialist French play
by Huis Clos Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–80); in English, "Hell is other people" "Wools" is a shortening of
Woollybacks, an expression in Merseyside English which refers to people from neighbouring areas 
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