LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – The first British act to win the Eurovision Song Contest, Sandie Shaw, has written a blog post on the Huffington Post criticising the BBC for making a mockery of the annual event. 355 more words
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How about a 60s anthem about romantic disappointment…with a possible sinister edge?
Sandie Shaw’s perky Girl Don’t Come gave a feminist ringtone to the being stood-up quandary, but looking at the lyrics through the eyes of an Alfred Hitchcock or a David Fincher gives this wistful tune a possibly dangerous connotation. 40 more words
Four years earlier the Great Smog of 1952 darkened the streets of London and killed approximately four thousand people in the short time of four days and a further eight thousand died from its effects in the following weeks and months. 673 more words