The Wedding Present – Take Fountain

The Wedding Present – Take Fountain

the wedding present

bbc.co.uk:

First single “Interstate 5” sets the tone nicely. Afficianados will note that soaring, eight-minute epics are not standard Wedding Present fare, but you dare not take your ears off this for a second. ‘I need to stay near, in case you suddenly remember that I’m alive,’ he groans, before concluding: ‘You seemed quite sincere but will you recognise my face this time next year?’
Swathes of humour swirl around this album like an angry fog. Take “Mars Sparkles Down On Me”, when our David is asked to meet his ex-girlfriend’s new beau. ‘How can I just shake his hand when it’s been all over your skin?’ he wails.

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