Monday, 7 May 2012

SONG OF THE WEEK #57: The Ramones - "She Talks To Rainbows"

Anticipating Joey Ramone's posthumous second album (Do Ya?, released this May), I've been relistening to the whole Ramones catalogue. Thankfully, they sound as fresh and fascinating as ever. What struck me this time is how underrated Adios Amigos (1995) is. Sure, it has its fair share of weak songs ("Cretin Family", "Got A Lot To Say"), but there's a definite feeling that for the very last outing they were desperately trying their best. Joey's two contributions are particularly wonderful: the upbeat "Life's A Gas" and the somewhat depressing "She Talks To Rainbows". Here's the latter:

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