Big In Japan

So, we’re off to Japan first thing Wednesday.

We have the currency. We have the guidebooks. We have the “pointy” idiot tourist books. Needless to say, I have these two songs on the brain.

Finally, in order to fully prepare myself, I did what any sensible, urbane and culturally-sensitive traveller would do and watched all I could find on YouTube of Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish’s seminal BBC series “Adam and Joe Go Tokyo“, and committed to memory the lyrics (whose chorus consists of all the Japanese phrases they know) to Gaijin Invasion’s “Tokyo (Beautiful City)”:

See you in mid-May…