Whenever I think of the joy of a new life, it is very often that the Stevie Wonder classic “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” comes into my focus.
One of the most enthusiastic songs and videos of the late 20th century was a-ha’s “Take On Me.” It is known as one of the “truly great pop songs” of the era. This video is the great story of the song – No comment I read in public said it better than this on YouTube®Continue reading ““Take On Me”, a-ha |unclassified tempo map of one of the most enthusiastic songs and creative videos ever made”
To me, the coolest thing about the entry of the drums with a savage rawness that makes this song one that “will outlive [me],” as Phil Collins referred to himself and how the song has become more famous than *he*is.
When I heard this track on the day it was released, I thought to myself: there is much more to this man than just being a [colored man] from Chicago with a nice flow.