Let's Not (song)

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"Let's Not"
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Single by Half Man Half Biscuit
B-side"Our Tune", "Ordinary to Enschede"
Released1990
GenreIndie rock
Length9:53
LabelProbe Plus PP26
Producer(s)Bald Brothers
Half Man Half Biscuit singles chronology
"Dickie Davies Eyes"
(1986)
"Let's Not"
(1990)
"No Regrets"
(1991)

"Let's Not" is a single released in 1990 on vinyl and CD by the Wirral-based British band Half Man Half Biscuit.[1] It was their first release after reforming as a four-piece, the original band having been a five-piece. It was released as a 7-inch single with "Our Tune" on the B-side, and as a 12-inch single and CD single with the extra track "Ordinary to Enschede".[2][3]

  1. "Let's Not" (3:39)
  2. "Our Tune" (2:51)
  3. "Ordinary to Enschede" (3:23)

The songs "Let's Not" and "Our Tune" were subsequently included on the 1991 studio album McIntyre, Treadmore and Davitt. As of April 2015, "Ordinary to Enschede" has been released only on the CD version of the single.

The upper part of the cover art is the upper part of Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh's 1889 painting The Starry Night.

Cultural references[edit]

As is common with Half Man Half Biscuit, the songs contain multiple cultural references and allusions. For "Let's Not" and "Our Tune", see the article McIntyre, Treadmore and Davitt. Those identified in "Ordinary to Enschede" include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Half Man Half Biscuit: Let's Not at AllMusic. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Half Man Half Biscuit Discography - Singles/EPs". Retrieved 17 April 2015.
  3. ^ Let's Not at Discogs (list of releases)
  4. ^ An 'ordinary' is a regularly-scheduled train, as opposed to a football special.[citation needed]

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