Monday, 9 March 2009

The Beautiful South – Song For Whoever

Another band tipped to take over The Smith’s mantle was The Housemartins. They released two great albums in the mid to late Eighties before meeting their own demise, and out of the ashes came The Beautiful South. The debut album ‘Welcome to The Beautiful South’ was a particular favourite of mine in 1989, Paul Heaton’s barbed wit on this debut was superb (although it somehow got diluted after the millionth album release, transforming Beautiful South into just another ‘churn ‘em out band’. This particular song is a great example, written like a love song, but taking a cynical swipe at all love song writers.

MP3: Song For Whoever - The Beautiful South

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