Save It For Later – The Beat

by Simon

First one in an occasional series of some of my absolute favourite songs.

Lots of things about this song: the lovely melancholy chords; the line “I don’t know how I’m meant to act in front of you lot, Sometimes I don’t try”; the innuendo throughout the song from the title down; Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger’s vocals; the beautiful strings; the saxaphone.

It sounds like being fifteen all over again. It sounds like first loves and lost loves. It sounds like the snow falling and the sky falling in.

I love it.

PS: It’s “The Beat”, never “The English Beat”……

The Beat – Save It For Later

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