Music for a Sunday: Round the Horn, if you dare

According to its Wikipedia entry, this tribute to nautical derring-do (complete with hornpipe in the middle!) is actually a reference to frontman Tim Finn’s time in treatment for a mental breakdown. That lost-at-sea feeling is more than familiar to me as a part of my major depressive episodes, and so is the feeling that you have to charge through anyway. Much like sailing for six months in a…well, you get the idea.

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2 Responses to Music for a Sunday: Round the Horn, if you dare

  1. thwap says:

    Did you know the song was pulled from the radio in the UK because it was thought that it would create negative thoughts about the British fleet sailing to fight Argentina over the Falklands/Maldives?

    He must have been doubly pissed-off.

    • Sabina Becker says:

      Yep. Especially since it had nothing to do with that stupid-ass war at all. (Hell, it was probably written and recorded before the first shots were even fired.)

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