"What are you listening to this for?"
Oh... I was checking to see if I liked it or whether I should flog it for twenty quid on the internet, you know?
"Well... it sounds like The Spin Doctors? [...] Also this speeded-up bit really doesn't work. So, twenty quid."
You don't get a casting vote!
"TWENTY QUID, MATE! This record... OR... a take-away?"
[the daughter takes great delight in bringing the opening track to the attention of her mother, who is sitting another room. Comments are then relayed down the corridor.]
"Oh what? I thought there was something wrong with your laptop! Seriously mate - headphone music. [...] HEADPHONE MUSIC!"
"A picture disc? Is this something from the eighties?"
"I just thought everyone gave up on them after that."
"Are they German?"
"Oh OK, I thought it might be someone you knew."
"Not going to make the world a happier place though, is it?" - the KFW side.
"This is better; like inside the head of a cbeebies presenter" - the Alien Radio side.
"Sounds like too many people, all trying to talk at once, while someone else tries to learn to play their instruments in the background"
"Not exactly Christmassy though is it?"
Technically this is a bit of cheat, being one of my students' comments, rather than my wife but I think it fits in well here, regardless...