Billy Bragg - Must I Paint You A Picture?: The Essential Billy Bragg
NME.COM feature on Billy Bragg - Must I Paint You A Picture?: The Essential Billy Bragg album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Reclaiming the protest song from the clammy paws of po-faced obsolescence, [a]Billy Bragg[/a] has proven Britain's most consistently relevant social soundtracker....
Reclaiming the protest song from the clammy paws of po-faced obsolescence, Billy Bragg has proven Britain's most consistently relevant social soundtracker. While last year's Grammy-nominated ' Mermaid Avenue ' suggested Margaret Thatcher 's demise had not quelled his fiery spirit, ' Reaching To The Converted... ' offers listeners the chance to delve into...
- Sep 27, 1999
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- You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
- Moving the Goalposts
- The Boy Done Good
- A New England
- Tank Park Salute
- The Man In The Iron Mask
- The Milkman of Human Kindness
- To Have and to Have Not
- A Lover Sings
- St. Swithin's Day
- The Saturday Boy
- Between the Wars
- The World Turned Upside Down
- Levi Stubbs' Tears
- Walk Away Renee
- Greetings to the New Brunette
- There Is Power in a Union
- Help Save the Youth of America
- The Warmest Room
- Must I Paint You A Picture?
- She's Got a New Spell
- The Price I Pay
- Valentine's Day Is Over
- Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards
- Cindy of 1000 Lives
- Accident Waiting to Happen (Red Stars version)
- The Fourteenth of February
- The Space Race Is Over
- Ingrid Bergman
- Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key
- My Flying Saucer
- All You Fascists Bound to Lose (Blokes version)
- Take Down the Union Jack (Band version)
- Somedays I See the Point
- St. Monday
Pinko veteran's cosy rants ...
- Mar 26, 2002
Inevitably, it seems a bit like a Socialist Worker's conference...
- Dec 4, 2000
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