I loved this article. Gotta say, my own taste is getting less about what’s new as ‘What have I missed?’. And it’s pretty MOR for the most part. Eagles. Springsteen. Stones. Teenage Fanclub. Beach Boys. Cash. Especially Cash. I could never tell you who’s number one, nor do I care. The new NZ bands for the most part leave me cold. Fair play, but where was everyone when NZ Music was at its’ peak – the Dunedin sound, Auckland Punk, Bailter Space? But I digress.
So give up. Accept it. You screamed along to ‘Summer Of ’69’ at your work do like everyone else. Deep down, you know you drove just a little faster that time ‘Thunderstruck’ came on the radio. Embrace your roots, and stop trying to keep up. Because at the end of the day, you bloody know better than kids these days. /Fogey