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FlinterFile: Chris De Burgh- Don’t Pay The Ferryman


In 1982, Chris De Burgh had his first hit in eight years. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: Spandau Ballet- Through The Barricades


In 1986, Spandau Ballet released Through The Barricades. The title track and single of the album became a hit, charting in the UK at number 6. The song describes an almost impossible love story between a Catholic and a Protestant in Ireland, where it was written. The ending however is not clear, since it could refer to suicide or just the end of the relation (in the lines “Hearts go to their graves”). Enjoy

Spandau Ballet- Through The Barricades