Makes the prospect of global thermonuclear war seem strangely alluring.

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Ocean Colour Scene : Profit in peace

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Ocean Colour Scene : Profit in peace

“Hey, hey, hey/We don’t wanna fight no more”, wails Simon

Fowler
.

War is bad, kids – y’know, people get hurt and that. Hence the return of [a]Ocean Colour Scene[/a] – the mod-mad mid-’60s are

over,

there’s a big ol’ war goin’ on over in Vietnam and curse Lyndon

B

Johnson
for not bringing our boys back home.

Heavy-handed sarcasm aside, this is indeed an anti-war song, a concept as inane as an anti-cancer ballad but expecting anything better of our haughty pals the Scene was probably a bit

naive. More

sample lyrics:”And all those who lost their feet or hands/Don’t wanna fight no more”.

No shit, Sherlock.

So intellectually it’s a nonstarter, but what does it sound like? Well, y’know, it’s a big folky stomp like something off [a]John Lennon[/a]’s best-forgotten album of inane protest songs,

Sometime In

New York City
‘.

Makes the prospect of global thermonuclear war seem strangely alluring.

Jim Wirth