Those not content with the apron, oven mitt, fridge magnets, DVDs, tea towel, scripts books and everything else Kath and Kim-related can now get something of a soundtrack to the show. The Party Tape is a funny little thing, with songs ranging from the horrible (Status Quo’s Roll Over Lay Down, for example) to the ridiculous (Van McCoy’s The Hustle, on the other hand). And there are occasional gems, like The Supremes’ Rhythm Of Life, to make it all a bit more palatable. The best thing for fans is the regular Kath and Kim Wine Time interludes, where they discuss the music. Status Quo is included, Kath says, for Brett, whose musical taste comes from where the sun don’t shine. Donna Summer’s Macarthur Park, that insane song about a wedding gone wrong, is met with Kim’s: What was that all about? Someone left the cake out in the rain? And I don’t think I can make it? Kath: No, because she’ll never have the recipe again. Well, why not, Donna, didn’t you write it down? Gina Riley and Jane Turner are definitely the best thing about this -“ it’s hard to imagine anyone listening to all of the songs with any kind of pleasure. But it’s almost worth it just for the full-length Gina Riley version of The Joker, Kath and Kim’s theme song. And the pair’s Lady Bump is actually pretty funny, as novelty songs go.

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