Brentwood, 2.14am: 16°C, light rain

Here comes Summer!


With unbroken sunshine and temperatures expected to hit the low 20s this weekend it’s perhaps forgivable to wonder which of the current crop of uptempo dance hits will go down as the song of the summer – until you remember that it’s still only the second week of April! The weather’s forecast to get back to normal next week, though, so let’s enjoy it while it lasts.

My Word Up! lyric teaser this morning was:

These people round here wear beaten-down eyes sunk in smoke-dried faces.

They’re so resigned to what their fate is – but not us (no, never)!*

Last week’s lines were:

Now can’t we talk this over? ‘Cause your conversation ain’t right.

We can make our love stronger – you don’t have to think twice!*

*This week’s Word Up! was Come on Eileen by Dexy’s Midnight Runners:

 

Last week’s was Alexander O’Neal’s Criticise:

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