lol Hollywood had a way of jerking the tears out of one's eyes as well
asputting a lump in your throat in using Waltzing Matilda as theme music
in On The Beach, which was when I first head the tune. Ignorant me at the time assumed it was
a Hollywood composition. Got radio time vocally, too as part of thecustomary movie hype.
Someone will have to find a jovial version of the song ....
This is getting rather serious!
Interesting blast from the past, neko.
Did you know that the city that featured in that film was Melbourne? (where I live)
Ava Gardner was famously quoted as saying it was the perfect location for the last place on earth.
(It's picked up quite a bit since then. )
I haven't hard a chance to have much of a listen yet. (Big Nick Cave fan here.)
I'm posting this in case anyone else here might be interested.
Grinderman – Grinderman 2 RMX: exclusive album stream Guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 20 March 2012 10.49 GMT
Let us know what you make of this album of Grinderman reworkings and remixes, courtesy of the likes of Robert Fripp and Josh Homme
Mixing it up … Nick Cave and his Grinderman cohort
Nick Cave recently announced that Grinderman – the band he formed with three of his old Bad Seed colleagues – were knocking it on the head for at least a decade. "It's over …" he told the crowd at the end of a festival appearance in Australia. "See you all in another 10 years when we'll be even older and uglier." But there's succour for fans in the shape of Grinderman 2 RMX – a collection of 12 remixes, reinterpretations and collaborations based on the band's critically celebrated 2010 album Grinderman 2. ...<cont>
The album is released on Mute on 26 March, but you can listen to it now using the widget above. Let us know what you make of it in the comments below. Tracklisting:
Grinderman/Fripp – Super Heathen Child
A Place to Bury Strangers – Worm Tamer
Nick Zinner – Bellringer Blues (exclusive)
UNKLE – Hyper Worm Tamer
Joshua Homme – Mickey Bloody Mouse
Cat's Eyes with Luke Tristram – When My Baby Comes
Barry Adamson – Palaces of Montezuma
Silver Alert (featuring Matt Berninger) – Evil
SixToes – When My Baby Comes (exclusive)
Andy Weatherall – Heathen Child
Factory Floor – Evil
Grinderman – First Evil