Einsturzende Neubauten : Total eclipse of the sun
The fact that this peculiar record is called [B]'Total Eclipse Of The Sun'[/B] and comes out nine days before Europe witnesses a total eclipse of the sun is, says main [B]'Bauten Blixa Bargeld[/B]
eclipse of the sun is, says main 'Bauten Blixa Bargeld in
biog, a fluke. Oh yes, total accident. You wait 75 years for a
eclipse of the sun and bingo! It just happens to coincide with your first single in three years. Spooky! Ah well...
Patrick Moore's sitting in his watchtower, dressed in black, bit of white slap on. Candles illuminate the scene. Pat's rocking in his chair, sipping a tart Merlot, counting down to the big ten minutes: "All I really, really, really, really, really want to see", he sings along in a faux German accent, "is a total eclipse of the sun".
Einsturzende Neubauten are his favourite group and he
this is their best song yet. He really does.
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