Damon Albarn

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Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun

“It takes me back to Leytonstone, East London, in the early 1970s. It’s the first thing I latched on to on the radio or on Top Of The Pops. I was five years old and allowed to stay up to seven o'clock. It's a really sad, strange song. I don’t think I understood what it was about… In the second verse it says ‘Goodbye my friend, it’s hard to die. When all the birds are singing in the sky.’ Which for a five year old is a slightly strange concept. But I went into a spell every time I heard it… and I vaguely remember some strange thoughts relating to it. It must have had a profound effect on me.”

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