Thank you for the day is

23 Jul

Et tu, the Kinks?*

It looks like the apostrophe was faithfully reproduced in the slightly unimpressed NME review as well** but not in the sheet music (well done, the editor at Carlin Music). Is it a mistake, or a baffling artistic stroke? There are days when you can’t tell wrong from right.

Oh well. It’s still impossible not to sing along when it comes on the radio.

 

* I was state-educated, so I don’t have the Latin, but I have the nagging sense this should be “et vos”, rather than “et tu”. I’m leaving it as it is, though, in case it all gets a bit Romanes eunt domus.

** “Not one of their better efforts”? Come now! Although the reviewer redeems himself in the next paragraph by identifying Jefferson Airplane as a band to watch.

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4 Responses to “Thank you for the day is”

  1. Lisa Oliver July 23, 2019 at 12:32 pm #

    Loved this one!

    Lisa Oliver Sent from my iPhone

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  2. Jeff Tupholme July 24, 2019 at 10:59 am #

    Waiting for the Stereo MC’s cover…

    • edlatham July 24, 2019 at 10:50 pm #

      Yes! Good old Stereo MC Is!

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