Week 59

1st — 7th of April 2021

Day 412: Russians, Sting

This song I guess is a bit dated now, but it captures the nervousness of a potential nuclear war that hovered over all us during the cold war. As someone who loves lyrics this song certainly is a good example of the wordsmith’s art as it captures in lyrics the hope that nuclear war will …

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Day 409: Yahweh, U2

As a Christian of some 50 years I can relate to this song. Sadly life is not easy for anyone and sometimes it is so hard to make sense of the odd reality in which we all find ourselves.

Day 407: Cool for Cats, Squeeze

So what do I open up week 59 with? How about this little number from the British band the Squeeze which was a hit in 1979. “Cool for cats” is certainly one of those songs that everyone who was born in the 60s will remember. Like the reference to the 70s police soap The Sweeney.

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