Saturday, January 16, 2010

Yet Another 80's Music Post

One of my favorite tunes of the mid-to-late 80's was the hard-driving, yet melodic Understanding Jane by Liverpool's Icicle Works, whose best-known song, Birds Fly (Whisper to a Scream, made it to the U.S. Top 40.

I don't believe Understanding Jane charted in the states, but it should have been a smash hit, with it's great intro, unrelenting beat, and rich, though slightly acerbic, vocals. Without further ado, here's this tale of one man's resolve in the teeth of unrequited love:


zombie rotten mcdonald said...

who have been tragically missing from digital form, at least on MY hard drives, until finally a couple of nice CDs showed up on Amazon; one of a live King Biscuit show, and another Best of....

neither of which featured "Understanding Jane" Hmmm.

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

neither of which featured "Understanding Jane" Hmmm.