Your Daddy’s Car

The Divine Comedy released two versions of Your Daddy's Car: one on 1993's Liberation, the other a Mark Radcliffe session recording that was released as a B-side. The album version is a pleasant, dainty number with harpsichord, pizzicato strings, and Neil Hannon singing in a ho-hum kind of way. It's ok. Not a bad way… Continue reading Your Daddy’s Car


The Day Before You Came

Back in my days as an English teacher, there were a couple of songs I used to use when I was teaching grammar. One was Tom's Diner by Suzanne Vega, which features a series of "I am doing" sentences. The other was The Day Before You Came, which uses repeated instances of "must have". Tom's… Continue reading The Day Before You Came