Posts tagged Alfa Romeo
For the Defense: Quantum of Solace

This post is really based upon the following review by Mark Kermode on the Radio 5 Live show he does with Simon Mayo on a Friday afternoon.  Back in 2008 when Quantum of Solace came out, well, they both hated it and have, in the ensuing six years, repeatedly stated how much they dislike it.  Here is why I think they are wrong.

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Down Rodeo and Right at Barnes Bridge

I still remember the first time I heard Down Rodeo by Rage Against The Machine.  It was the summer of 1996.  I was in a pub I shouldn’t have been in in Croydon and the DJ put on Down Rodeo, which considering Bulls on Parade was the big track off Evil Empire, well, it was a change.  I hadn’t bought the album yet, but hearing Tom Morello’s opening riff, the biting vocals, the mood of the song and the anger of Zac’s call to arms in the class war.

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