Sellers piggy-backed the success of his Strangelove character by addidng to his series of idiomatic "She Loves You" covers, having it performed by a Strangelove-sounding German character. ("Beee-coss she LUFFS you! Jah! Jah, jah!") Fiveash played it once.
Futur Pompiste does sound like Stereolab- what's the deal>
@Charlie, I guess we'd have to hear more of the album, but as an artist, when work seems so derivative of another's work, it seems to be copying rather than influenced by. Except for Post Modernism when replication of artistic forebears became officially sanctioned.
Don't forget the late-renaissance mannerists!
and impressionism , cubism and abstract expressionism