Start of show: 'Hello, welcome to Peel Acres, and a merry Christmas to you.'
The Miss Black America / Antihero tracks at numbers 41 and 38 mark, as Peel correctly asserts, the first time both sides of a split single have made the chart.
He relates, on noting that Lift To Experience come from Denton, Texas, that there are 9 other Dentons and all of them in England. A proposed holiday with Sheila visiting all of them drew an apparently unenthusiastic response.
(JP: 'In tonight's programme, of course, we start the Festive Fifty, numbers 50 to 35, in fact. And will the Festive Fifty be drawn from the whole of music, or will it just be white kids playing guitars? I always get really nervous on Festive Fifty programmes in case I do something really stupid, like play the wrong track and not notice, and then thousands of people, millions of people, will email in from all over the world and say, "You got it wrong, fat boy".
One thing that I wish I'd done during the past year or so is to collect all of the seven inch singles that have come out on Soul Fire Records and labels such as Soul Fire, but I've got a few of them. Well, I've got this one, anyway.')
(JP: 'I was determined in this programme not to make any reference to Christmas, because you're probably fed up with that already (I was a couple of weeks ago), but to play the occasional Christmas record, like this one.')
↑As can be seen from the link, JP thinks the EP is called 'Master': a forgivable mistake.
↑Re-released in this same year on Club Anthems 2001 (SL). John speculates that it may be the first Festive Fifty entry with the word 'underwear' in the title: he forgets about Pulp's #31 entry in 1995.