January 14th, 2008

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Angles: things in life ain't always quite what they seem

I've found another song for my "Touching" playlist. That's the one for songs that move me for whatever reason.

Angles by Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip. [1]

Things in life ain't always quite what they seem, there's more than one
given angle to any one given scene. So bare that in mind next time you try
to intervene on any one given angle, on any one given scene.

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Mark must've been feeling pretty guilty for leaving home. And I'd imagine their Dad is feeling sorry now, too.

Such a sad little tragedy. And a good message in the chorus. I love it when artists work story into their lyrics.

This was a chance find, too. It came in a bundle when I bought their single Thou Shalt Always Kill - the suddenly-popular semi-novelty track that dishes out modern-day commandments.

[1] What's with "vs." in the name of hip-hop acts? (Not that I'd really call them a hip-hop act - more like a spoken word poet with a DJ raised on 80s synthesised electro-pop, or whatever it is.) To me, "vs." implies a battle, not a collaboration.

[2] Why is the wordlist on the MacOS spell checker missing "thou" and "shalt"? They're not that archaic...