ELO VS THE THE

by Simon

Ok, I might be the only one who hears this, but what the hey..

On the train home on Friday night and the following came on the Ipod:

And about halfway through a jazzy little piano solo comes in (about 2:10) that suddenly made the whole song stand out as something of an influence on this:

It’s there in that solo, but also in the strings and the backing vocals. I’m thinking that a damning critique of Thatcher’s Britain being based on a track called Evil Woman is not too far fetched. But it is Friday night and I have had a few to drink….

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