After a week away, Shelley Maxwell returns to celebrate this emotionally affecting track with Martin and Sam, one that seems to hit both the personal and the universal. We dig into the specifics of the lyrics, the memories linked to physical sensation and activity, and different ways "end of life" songs can be heard.
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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include: Take It With Me, Mule Variations, Tom Waits (1999) Two Slow Dancers, Be the Cowboy, Mitski (2018)
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