Friday, November 11, 2011

1000 SONGS - DAY 122: SONG # 152

Day 122: A Song to Take You to the Heart of Darkness

Minimalistic music, minimalistic lyrics, great performance from the days of a new wave. Wire, called an art-punk or post-punk band by wikipedia, with a live performance of a song of great emotions rendered nearly without any emotion, Heartbeat:

I feel icy
I feel cold
I feel old
Is there something there behind me?
I'm sublime

I feel empty
I feel dark
I remark
I am mesmerized
By my own beat
Like a heartbeat
(In it's own beat)

In 1987, Steve Albini's Big Black did a cover version of the classic song worth to listen to:

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