Pour Le Monde

Album: Time On Earth (2007)
Charted: 51

Songfacts®:

  • A sweeping piano-dominated ballad (eerily like John Lennon's "Imagine"), Pour Le Monde ("For the World") seems to be an anti-war/protest song but it's vagueness and ambiguity allow personal interpretation in many ways. This is typical of Neil Finn's songwriting, creating a deeply personal connection with the listener.
  • Neil Finn, a man Sir Paul McCartney once said was the best songwriter in the world, came together with bassist Nick Seymour to record what was intended as his third solo album. The sessions evolved into the makings of a fifth studio album - Time On Earth - for a reformed Crowded House with guitarist/keyboardist Mark Hart returning and new drummer Matt Sherrod (formerly with Beck). >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Stu - Suffern, NY, for above 2

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