On Nostalgia

On the improved playlist of 94.7 NRK (which changed its whole operation after such an incident, jettisoning their “Limp Bizkits” and their “Marconis”), you’ll hear a somewhat generic Ataris cover of the classic rock standard Don Henley’s “Boys of Summer”, lyrics changed:

Out on the road today, I saw a Black Flag sticker on a cadillac
A little voice inside my head said, “donít look back. you can never look back.”

from

Out on the road today, I saw a Deadhead sticker on a cadillac
A little voice inside my head said, “donít look back. you can never look back.”

Meaning? The revised lyrics aren’t completely finished. To complete the effect of a more contemporary — hippy be gone turned to punk be gone — “Deadhead sticker on a Cadillac”, it would probably have to be a “Black Flag sticker on an SUV”.

Someone was throwing plastic Easter eggs around downtown, with with clever little notes inside them. Thus, I open one up and see:

“You know, The Goonies has a lot of plot holes. Happy Easter!”

And:

“Cory Feldman is underrated.”

Meaning? I’m thinking something akin to this is appropriate right here.

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