Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Speaking of nostalgia

The car I test drove this week was equipped with XM Satellite Radio, and whenever I drive a car with satellite radio, I immediately tune in to First Wave ("classic alternative"). While tooling around town -- and out on some country roads -- I heard "Forever Young" by Alphaville.

This song came out way back in 1984, so I'm totally dating myself with it. But didn't I think the lyrics were profound? Didn't I think they were written just for my angst-ridden teen life?

Let's dance in style, lets dance for a while
Heaven can wait we're only watching the skies
Hoping for the best but expecting the worst
Are you going to drop the bomb or not?
This song reminds me of my days working at the movie theater and the huge crush I had on the cute college boy with the red hair. Ah, memories.


Lisa said...

That's so funny. While you were fawning over the redhead, I was pregnant with my third little girl -- and we're only a couple years apart in age!! How's that for nostalgia?

(And I gotta admit that I have NEVER heard this song. I was still stuck in the 70s at that point, listening to Zeppelin and Skynyrd plus some REO, Journey, Pete Townshend minus the Who ....)

Pammeey said...

I was a total dork. But I listened to all the "cool" music. ;)