SINGLE REVIEW: 1986 (Turnpike Glow)

23 Feb

The theme of 1986 is that of, apparently, ‘a relationship coming to its end amongst the heaviest snow fall in Rome since 1986’ (see where the song gets its name from?). Two out of five members of Turnpike Glow are actually from Rome, so it doesn’t seem as out of place as it perhaps could, although there’s no danger of accusations of subtlety here – mentions of snow are frequent, and ‘the heavy snow / to fall in Rome / since 1986’ is repeated throughout the chorus.

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