|Don't worry lads, I'll play yours next time|
Got a favourite song, but haven't got a Scooby as to what it's all about? I've got a shed load of them, as I guess you do too. I've even been known to avoid reading the real words to incomprehensible songs and using my own which I think work better. I know, I need to get out more.
I could've told whoever wrote this about one of my top tunes that it's like nailing jelly to a wall. As much as I love Helplessly Hoping, and even though every word in it is as clear as a bell, I think its meaning changes every time I listen to it; none the worse for that. It keeps me on my toes, that much I do know. But right now I think I've sussed it - right time right place, perhaps. Though if I revisit this piece in six months it may be a different story.
They are one person
They are two alone
They are three together
They are for each other
And just like the last time I posted it, I have, perversely, chosen the most delicate of covers.
Jellywine - Helplessly Hoping (written by Steve Stills in 1968)