Saturday, June 26, 2010

Subterranean By Design


You'll give me a hundred reasons why I shouldn't like this Joni Mitchell lyric-referencing Spandau Ballet-sampling soft pop hip-hop thing, but I have to tell you - I do.

Especially when the sun's shining, baby.

P.M Dawn - 'Set Adrift On Memory Bliss' (1991)

8 comments:

  1. Why shouldn't you like it, it's brilliant!

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  2. I wish I was set adrift on a great big spliff at the moment

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  3. drew. what have I told you. It'll bring on that wheezy chest of yours, and you're a martyr to that phlem.

    Lovely song by the way. And yer man on the left in the pic looks as though he's admiring his pregnancy. No PMS for PMDawn

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  4. I love this song. There are a lot of references here, it would be interesting to count how many. Aside from the obvious riffing on Joni's "Boho Dance" and the Spandau Ballet's "True" sample, I hear the following: Wham (Careless Whisper), Pointer Sisters (Neutron Dance), Chaka Khan (I Feel For You). There are probably a lot more...

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  5. I'll swap you that for this - something I've been meaning to blog for yonks

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  6. That's very Zero 7, very 'chilled beats by the pool' Mond.

    30C here again today and the P.M Dawn still seeming just right.

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  7. Brings back memories, MrH. I always liked it too, although you couldn't really say that out loud back in the day.

    We're also bracing ourselves for a hot one today.

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  8. I never knew that! This was always one of my 'clear the tour bus' numbers but surprised it's one of yours too.

    Nice.

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