From the daily archives:

Monday, May 21, 2012

#467: 1979, Public Image Ltd, Death Disco

May 21, 2012

After a weekend bracketed by the death of disco legends Donna Summer and Robin Gibb, this song came to mind. Despite its year of release, this is hardly a reflection on disco’s golden years, but it is a great emotional meditation on mortality and grief. ‘Grief’ seems a completely inadequate word for the bewildering mixture […]

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Can anything save the Lib-Dems?

May 21, 2012

Recent opinion polls have put the Lib-dems in fourth place behind UKIP, suggesting that less than 8% of voters would vote for them if there was a general election today. Now, I leave matters concerned with polling and psephology to Jackie who is an expert – but, even I know that if those polls were […]

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