MTV's most controversial television show, Skins, has recently embraced "northern soul" music in its most recent episode in which a young, self-assured and slightly enigmatic high school girl grapples with her sexuality and relationship woes by anesthetizing herself with the sounds of Marlena Shaw and other northern soul heavy hitters. Question #1. Has MTV been reading my diary? Question #2. Is this what it's going to take for my generation to embrace this treasure chest of a genre?
Dance it out,