It's Liquorice Comfits in the novel, with the British spelling. In the 2000 movie High Fidelity, based on Nick Hornsby's 1995 novel of the same name, sneaky Nick works in this fake band in passing just to give music snobs a sleepless night or two. Annoying dweeb Dick (Todd Louiso) mentions to an irritated Rob (John Cusack) that he just found their first album over at Vintage Vinyl you know the Japanese import only? the one on Testament of Youth? anyway he can tape it for you it's no problem really since you liked the second album, the one with Cheryl Ladd on the cover oh but you didn't see the cover cause you just had the tape that he made you so he'll just go ahead and make a tape of it for you. Arrgh!
I unlock the shop as he scrabbles around for his stuff.
"All right, yeah, OK. I found the first Liquorice Comfits album in Camden. The one on Testament of Youth. It was never released here. Japanese import only." "Great." I don't know what the fuck he's talking about.
"I'll tape it for you."
"'Cos you liked their second one, you said. Pop, girls, etc. The one with Hattie Jacques on the cover. You didn't see the cover, though. You just had the tape I did for you."
I'm sure he did tape a Liquorice Comfits album for me, and I'm sure I said I liked it, too. My flat is full of tapes Dick has made me, most of which I've never played.