Anorak News | Engelbert ­Humperdinck is big in Azerbaijan

Engelbert ­Humperdinck is big in Azerbaijan

by | 11th, May 2012

BEFORE he croons the UK to victory in the Eurovision Song Contest, Engelbert ­Humperdinck shows the Daily Mirror’s man round his Leicestershire estate. The singer says he wanted his estate to have a British village feel, so he gave it a pub, two, er, Harley Davidson motorbikes and a street called “HUMPERDINK WAY”, written in a Rodeo Driver-style script.

He says:

“These are presents from my wife at Christmas 12 or 15 years ago. She normally gets me ­something that I really want and I wanted to keep this place really British so she started with a postbox and then the telephone box.”

Soon she’ll get him a drunk on a bench, a bus stop with a traffic cone on the top and a teenager wearing a tag sitting on a swing in your garden (Leon, call me, I have a job for you). But that for later. For now, Engelbert’s off to Azerbaijan, where because of the country’s remoteness, the locals are only just receiving TV signals from 1967. All the cool kids are lookign forward to seeing the hottest new act in town.

The Beatles have just opened The Apple Shop in London and British Elvis, Engel-bert Hum-per-dinck, is singing his curent hit Please Release Me…


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