Two sweet-sounding, but politically charged tracks old and new from Matt Johnson and friends, including Johnny Marr, the first from the 1986 album Infected, the latter from the 2017 documentary The Inertia Variations. Divided Britain, destruction of welfare, Europe, the influence of the US, and climate disaster? Sounds familiar …
This is the land where nothing changes
The land of red buses and blue blooded babies
This is the place, where pensioners are raped
And the hearts are being cut from the welfare state
Let the poor drink the milk while the rich eat the honey
Let the bums count their blessings while they count the money
We can't hate the river for flowing
Can't blame the wild wind blowing
Can't slow time from running
We can't stop what's coming …
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