I. Love. This.
If you know. You know …You know?
Back in the day (’84) they used to make tracks like this …
… and it’s really good!
One that sounds like the Pixies;
One that sounds like …. the Pixies?
There are tracks that sound less like the Pixies too.
I am really enjoying it. Wish I’d gone to see them in Manchester now.
I am sorry. I have been meaning to share this with you for over 12 months now. Pa’Lante means ‘go forward’ or ‘advance’ ‘progress’. It’s a common Peurto Rican abbreviation often used in political and/or social contexts. The ‘day in the life’ like time change in the middle is jarring on first listen but becomes part of the joy on successive listens. The sample is a recording of Pedro Pietri’s seminal 1969 poem “Puerto Rican Obituary,”. She also name checks my daughter ‘Silvia’ in the final verse. I have romantic notions that my daughter will love this song in years to come and will envision her dad cheering her on as she ‘go’s forward’ in life … ‘to Sammy and Silvia I say ‘Pa’Lante’.
Why don’t we curate a best tracks list of 2018 as we go? We can review in Dec/Jan ’19 and cut it down to top 10 or 20 and argue and fall out and stuff?
Sorry David and Guy … it may involve Spotify?
I’ve had this track on repeat for the last day. Love it!