Monday, May 08, 2006

Today's "Best Song Ever"

Talking Heads "Don't Worry About the Government"

David Byrne knows how to paint a picture. As usual on "Don't Worry About the Government" he's talking up the great aspects of modern living: the availability of loved ones, the amenaties of a modern apartment, all the civil servants who work for him. The undercurrent is paranoid and punctuated with a simple "Over then it's Over then!" All this set to the catchiest disjointed little robot R & B song with in ear shot.

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