France's pre-match entertainment consisted of a hyperactive DJ - who bore a disturbing resemblance to Paul Gascoigne - pumping out dad rock
anthems and inciting Mexican waves as his moobs bounced to the beat.
The only thing more depressing than Christmas albums are those Father's Day dad rock
compilations, 20 Alongside the record companies ransacking the the festive season, the supermarkets have been most active in this year's ad breaks in their bid for your seasonal quid, the most effective strategy possibly being Iceland's sponsorship of I'm A Celebrity.
I think the format has been hijacked by Eric Clapton-wannabe dad rock
Status Quo frontman Francis Rossi is diversifying from dad rock
to distilleries as the new chairman of Glen Rossie whisky.
Closing up with the brief Orbisonesque sleepy acoustic lullaby Daylight, all those snide comments about them being burned out dad rock
bandwag-oneers are looking very silly indeed.
rules again on Friday, April 30 when Eric Clapton, who would probably top most poll's as the world's most influential guitarist, returns to the NEC after a three-year gap.
Once unfavourably furnished with the tag Dad Rock
by a sniping music press, most of tonight's sharp dressed denizens would appear to fit that bill quite well - being both middle aged and parents.
I think the format has been hijacked by Eric Claptonwannabe dad rock
We're not making music that's middle-of-the-road dad rock
Christophe Soumillon is on Eagle Mountain while Yellowstone looks a bit like his dad Rock
Of Gibraltar so we thought Johnny Murtagh, who won the Guineas on The Rock, was the obvious man for him.
The barmy army of butchers, bakers and candlestick makers who made a 1980s underground scene into a 1990s global phenomenon have allegedly turned their backs in favour of the White Stripes and co and their brand of millennium dad rock
BILLED as an ideal Father's Day gift, The Quiet Storm is a 36- track compilation drawn from three decades of dad rock