Apsa from AfricaCaptivating song, musically speaking. Fantastic bass, subtle drumming. The horns are Spencer Dryden's idea. Grace and Spencer (who were lovers, then) shared an interest for Jazz music.
Malcolm from LondonI think the last line of the 4th verse should be (more like) 'let Constant Gedding throw up on his leg'. I think Constant Gedding is another character mentioned in 'Ulysses', together with Bloom, Boylan ('Blazes' Boylan - Molly's lover), and possibly Stephen (Dedalus).
"Pretty In Pink" by Psychedelic Furs was released in 1981. Five years later, it inspired a movie of the same name starring Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy and Jon Cryer. The song was remixed for the re-release to have more Pop appeal.
Stephens Stills played timbales on the Bee Gees hit, "You Should Be Dancing." He was in the next door studio laying down a Crosby, Stills and Nash album and could hear Saturday Night Fever being recorded. Stills recognized its potential to be a monster hit and he wanted to contribute.
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.
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