Saturday, 19 May 2018

Out On Blue Six: Haircut 100

....Or you'll never believe what this song's about #4



Now, normally when I do this occasional sub-series of my Out On Blue Six posts, I can waffle on about the deeper meanings of each song. However I'm really at a loss here and only have something that Nick Heywood himself said on an old episode of Never Mind The Buzzcocks I was watching earlier this week, because apparently the song was about the Falklands War!



Quite why or how this fey little love ditty was about Thatcher's lust for glory I have no idea. I mean, it's not exactly obvious from the lyrics is it? The only bit that sounds remotely political is the opening line; "I, I went off to the right" Thatcher's right wing policies anyone? As for the rest, and what really was so fear inducing about that lake I have no idea. As you can see from the Buzzcocks clip I've linked to above, it doesn't seem like Heyward knows either!

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3 comments:

  1. I remember it in Seven.

    Heyward's going out on the road soon, with Pugwash, of all people. We've got tix for the Sheffield date. Should be Good.

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    1. Pugwash? Who'd have thunk it! Sounds good :)

      Last time I saw Hayward he was on Pointless Celebrities with Toyah and dressed like Matt Smith's Doctor Who. The man's been at the elixor of youth too by the look of him

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  2. Kite is a shoe in for any Top 10 Singles list I have compiled, am compiling, will compile.

    Love Plus One can never be heard the same again when you've seen Seven.

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