Saturday, May 30, 2015

40 Year Itch : Pillage Villages With Verve

Henry Cow : War

    Later covered by The Fall, Henry Cow is heard at the height of its leftist anti Vietnam War rhetoric in the lead off track from In Praise of Learning. Deconstructionist. Avant-Garde. And difficult. Not the first song I'd recommend to anyone with the kind of massive head cold I'm dealing with today. But considered by many to rival another In Praise of Learning track, "Living in the Heart of the Beast", as the Cow's greatest tune.

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