The Clash observations thread.

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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Heston » 14 Feb 2018, 2:21pm

Koka Kola is great, it's like an unhinged jingle.
So what does Marconi playing the mamba mean? "Marconi" is referring to the radio itself. It plays a deadly snake. The snake - the mamba - is slithering from the speakers. Ready to kill greedy corporations. Ready to free the world of all that is evil, and to leave behind only the youthful idealism encompassed by the tenets of rock and roll.

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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Silent Majority » 14 Feb 2018, 2:42pm

Heston wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 2:21pm
Koka Kola is great, it's like an unhinged jingle.
Exactly. It also sounds like the feeling off too much cocaine. Great lyrics, catchy melody and an interesting concept.
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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Inder » 14 Feb 2018, 3:06pm

A Clash confession: I have come to love Cool Confusion. Even the steam whistle BVHOOOS.

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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Kory » 14 Feb 2018, 6:41pm

Inder wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 3:06pm
A Clash confession: I have come to love Cool Confusion. Even the steam whistle BVHOOOS.
I don't mind it.
Inder:
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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by eumaas » 14 Feb 2018, 6:43pm

In five years a bunch of you will be rehabilitating Boogie with Your Children.

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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Heston » 14 Feb 2018, 6:44pm

eumaas wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 6:43pm
In five years a bunch of you will be rehabilitating Boogie with Your Children.
We have our limits.
So what does Marconi playing the mamba mean? "Marconi" is referring to the radio itself. It plays a deadly snake. The snake - the mamba - is slithering from the speakers. Ready to kill greedy corporations. Ready to free the world of all that is evil, and to leave behind only the youthful idealism encompassed by the tenets of rock and roll.

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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Dr. Medulla » 14 Feb 2018, 6:44pm

Heston wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 6:44pm
eumaas wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 6:43pm
In five years a bunch of you will be rehabilitating Boogie with Your Children.
We have our limits.
I don't believe you. There's too much history working against you.
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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Inder » 14 Feb 2018, 7:22pm

Boogie With Your Children is unforgivable.

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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by eumaas » 14 Feb 2018, 7:39pm

Five years later:
Inder wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:22pm
Boogie With Your Children is a great tune. If you don't like it, you must hate fun and be a bad person.

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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Dr. Medulla » 14 Feb 2018, 7:41pm

eumaas wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:39pm
Five years later:
Inder wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:22pm
Boogie With Your Children is a great tune. If you don't like it, you must hate fun and be a bad person.
Jesus Christ, Future-Inder, what the fuck is wrong with you? :angry:
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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Inder » 14 Feb 2018, 7:52pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:41pm
eumaas wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:39pm
Five years later:
Inder wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:22pm
Boogie With Your Children is a great tune. If you don't like it, you must hate fun and be a bad person.
Jesus Christ, Future-Inder, what the fuck is wrong with you? :angry:
I got an NYT op-ed gig. Later, suckers!

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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Dr. Medulla » 14 Feb 2018, 8:00pm

Inder wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:52pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:41pm
eumaas wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:39pm
Five years later:
Inder wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:22pm
Boogie With Your Children is a great tune. If you don't like it, you must hate fun and be a bad person.
Jesus Christ, Future-Inder, what the fuck is wrong with you? :angry:
I got an NYT op-ed gig. Later, suckers!
Joke's on you—Tom Friedman's not just a moron, he has hellacious bad breath.
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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by Marky Dread » 14 Feb 2018, 10:44pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:41pm
eumaas wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:39pm
Five years later:
Inder wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:22pm
Boogie With Your Children is a great tune. If you don't like it, you must hate fun and be a bad person.
Jesus Christ, Future-Inder, what the fuck is wrong with you? :angry:
C'mon you try playing kung-fu in the car park when you are in your 60's.
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Re: The Clash observations thread.

Post by JennyB » 15 Feb 2018, 11:38am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 8:00pm
Inder wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:52pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:41pm
eumaas wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:39pm
Five years later:
Inder wrote:
14 Feb 2018, 7:22pm
Boogie With Your Children is a great tune. If you don't like it, you must hate fun and be a bad person.
Jesus Christ, Future-Inder, what the fuck is wrong with you? :angry:
I got an NYT op-ed gig. Later, suckers!
Joke's on you—Tom Friedman's not just a moron, he has hellacious bad breath.
He really does look like he would have bad breath, doesn't he?
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