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Song of the Day 6/20/09

Every day, our top 666 songs of alltime countdown gets one step closer to #1. Saturday’s song is #403:

The Psychedelic Furs – Heaven

One of the iconic 80s band’s closest approximations of a radio hit before that one song was hideously remixed and stuck into that fascist John Hughes movie, this is a ridiculously catchy, offhandedly blithe account of nuclear armageddon punctuated by a ruthlessly efficient, noisy John Ashton guitar solo. From the Mirror Moves lp, 1983; mp3s are everywhere. The Ninth House cover is also worth owning

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June 19, 2009 Posted by | lists, Lists - Best of 2008 etc., Live Events, Music | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment