Sunday, November 27, 2016

A Few Songs To Accompany The Trump Era

A song for the times? One candidate is "Burning Down The House."
by the Talking Heads, pictured here. 
Whenever things seriously go off the rails, like they have now, we need a soundtrack to reflect the times more than ever.

I've already mentioned a couple times the late, great Leonard Cohen's "Everybody Knows."

Feel free to add your own in the comments section of this blog thing, but here are two more nominees for the beginning of the terrible Trump era.

Talking Heads, Joe South, Rolling Stones, Gnarls Barkley - the musicians have little in common with each other.

But the music in each case sure fits the times.

Videos are below:

First, enjoy Burning Down the House by the Talking Heads.

Maybe even more appropriate, we head back to the lake 1960s and re-listen to Joe South perform "Games People Play."

But the best song that signifies the Trump era is this classic epic from the Rolling Stones. Pau attetion to the lyrics. They fit so frighteningly:

And the times are crazy. Gnarls Barkley explains it all in this 2005 hit:

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