On the occasion of the 2010 Men’s World Cup Steeplechase in Wimbledon, South Africa, Junior Aspirin Radio look under the bonnet of audience expectations surrounding notions of receiving Chinese rugs, the possibility of having actually read Pierre Bourdieu, and interrogating performative gesturalities in relation to the idea of being a total fucking A-1 loser. Devised and selected by Dan Fox and Andy Cooke. Presented by Dan Fox.

Champs Fanfare – The Fucking Champs
Success – Iggy Pop
Victory (Peel Session 29/10/91) – PJ Harvey
Champs – Wire
The Glittering Prizes – Television Personalities
Sporting Life – Young Marble Giants
Loss Adjuster (Excerpt, Pt. 1) – Jarvis Cocker
It Ain’t Easy – David Bowie
Games Without Frontiers – Peter Gabriel
Couldn’t Get Ahead – The Fall
Fame and Fortune – Mission of Burma
In Fairness – Skill 7 Stamina 12
Convincing People – Throbbing Gristle
Deadlock – CAN
(The Moment Before) Everything’s Spoiled – The Wedding Present
There’s No Such Thing as Victory – Felt
Loss Adjuster (Excerpt, Pt. 2) – Jarvis Cocker
Lost John – Lonnie Donegan
Lose – Dinosaur Jr.
They Are Losing the War – Ikonika
Resigned – Derek Bailey
Here – Pavement
Life Goes Off – Jim O’Rourke
Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Your Grievances – Daniel Johnston
Born a Loser – Don Ray
The last 1 minute and 20 seconds of the album ‘Rank’ – The Smiths

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