I’ve never been to Africa, but I feel like I have this deep affinity for it,” Ms. Hanley Mellon said. “I’ve read every Hemingway, we collect Peter Beard, I’ve watched ‘Out of Africa.’ It touches your soul to visit and smell the smells, and you can’t recreate the experience without immersing yourself.
Forgot to post this last week, but Margaret from BreakThru Radio kindly invited me to talk about OWOB on her weekly radio show, so if you feel like listening to me mumble barely coherent thoughts, this is the one.
Suede - The Living Dead (live at the Royal Albert Hall)
Always loved this song (which also prompted a brilliant Bernard Butler quote ripping into Brett’s lyrical habitat… “I’ve written this really beautiful piece of music and he made it a squalid song about junkies”) and the singalong at the start of this one was probably my favourite moment at the gig.