Week 7

2nd — 8th of May 2020

Day 45: Golden Brown, The Stranglers

This song was not one I intended to include until today when I heard about the sad death of Dave Greenfield who died late yesterday aged 71 after testing positive for Covid-19. He had been in hospital for a prolonged period with heart problems. RIP

Day 44: 99 Luftballons, Nena

I end my one hit wonder strange song theme with this very sobering offering. This song was written at a time when we feared the world could end in a nuclear holocaust. Here is its background (taken from Wikipedia): The lyrics of the original German version tell a story: 99 balloons are set free and …

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