Following an exhaustive hand-counted audit…
..The votes are in!
Last week, with a neighbourly €25 Golden Discs voucher offer, I asked you to name your favourite song by an artist from Australia or New Zealand?
You answered in your dozens, providing a playlist of down under beauties.
But there could be only one shrimp in the barbie.
Into My Arms by Nick Cave
‘Because it’s just beautiful.’
I Just Don’t Think I’ll Get Over You by Colin Hay
Andy Pipkin writes:
‘This song has stayed with me since I first heard it at my best friend’s funeral, she was only young and everyone was devastated. On hearing the song in the church there was not a dry eye in the house. The lyrics too this day still make me emotional.’
Cattle And Cane by The Go-Betweens
Otis Blue writes:
‘Written on a guitar borrowed from Nick Cave, so the story goes. Grant McLennan told Cave “Every instrument has one good song inside and that was it.” Songs of adolescent yearning don’t come much better.’
Nick says: Thanks all.
Last week: Win Nick’s Voucher