The Fall have almost certainly released an album every year since the wizards starting sharing their best of the year mixes with each other (and now you, dear listener). Occasionally, they have appeared in a wizard’s top 20 too.
Like here, in 2008, where Senior Twilight Stock Replacer made the cut in Kicker’s selection. The footage is of the song opening a Fall gig at Hammersmith Palais and, like Father Christmas*, Mark E Smith always turns up eventually.
* this may well be the only similarity between the two.
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