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There, I said it.
his love songs. most of his strictly political stuff tho i just find irritating, despite the fact that i agree with most of it.
except for the youth of america tho. thats a goodun.
i also like a lot.
Like Never Cross A Picket Line, Which Side Are You On and There Is Power In A Union, I agree.
But the one you mention, Between The Wars, The Home Front, Like Soldiers Do, etc, are brilliant.
As are his love songs.
exactly what i mean. most of the internationale album makes me want to die.
favourite song is greetings to new brunette, because it sounds like the Smiths (understandably)
there's one album i really like of his. 'back to basics'. so good.
saw him on radio 2 or something on tour about 2 years ago. dead good.
some of his stuff is a bit too jangly for me, but i like "tank park salute" etc as well as his political stances/the fact he seems to be at every major strike or protest..ever.
would agree that Billy is at his best with love songs. 'Levi Stubbs' Tears', 'Saturday Boy', 'A New England' etc just kill it.
And you gotta love the jangle
the jangle is good, but too much jangle is unhealthy, i heard it made you go blind?