THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

28 October 2009 ~ One of the many creeping terrors of the 21st century, along with melting glaciers and chemistry between newsreaders, is the globalisation of karaoke. The tonal difference between three pub blokes on pear cider singing Angels and an air-raid siren heard from underwater is absolutely subtle. And yet here is a popular Estonian club bringing this social virus to their very crest. Clearly pictured here is a young woman belting out I Will Survive with her cardigan over her arm (because it's cold out but there's a lot of body warmth in the pub) with the confidence born of two shared jugs of sangria. Rather than discouraging this sort of behaviour, FC Flora appear to represent the phenomenon as uplifting and empowering. Read more

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