A loping, strangely mid-tempo version of “Smokescreen” by THE DESPERATE BICYCLES, performed on The John Peel show back on April 7th, 1978.
Sure, it was 38 years ago - but if anyone knows how I might get in touch with a member of the ‘Bicycles, I’d really appreciate it. Thanks.
They no longer had a single fixed idea about the individuals and events of that time. To form an impartial judgment, they would have to read every history, every memoir, every newspaper and manuscript, for the slightest omission could foster an error that would lead to others, and on unto infinity. They gave up.
Narrator, Bouvard and Pécuchet, Gustave Flaubert (via gengangere