heard on the wire

Day 8 — a song I know all the words to

In an alternative universe where karoke machines have decent music, another version of me is singing this in a bar in downtown Tokyo.

The Jam :: Down in the Tube Station at Midnight

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That’s the single version, ripped from the vinyl, which differs slightly at the end from the version on the All Mod Cons LP. But my favourite version is probably the live recording on the b-side of That’s Entertainment, which I’ve featured before.

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  1. Bill Gaudin says:

    Simon, still can’t listen to your songs, either from a Mac or a pc. Get a “file not found” message. Any thoughts? Cheers, Bill.

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