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Progress – Mission of Burma

A band i know completely in heart and mind are one of the greatest bands of all time, yet have no records of, no picture or great comprehension of their career and output, no life changing, life affirming moment i can link them with – just a few songs i’ve downloaded over the years, all of them fantastic, all of them met with unfulfilled intent to find Mission of Burma records, comprehending them fully, and affirming this life with them. It’s confession time. I’ve even made the Mission OF Burma/Mission TO Burma mistake once or twice in shameful ignorance.

I listened to this song for the first time in what had to have been five years last night. It was in a batch of old mp3’s i had transferred over from an older computer. I can remember downloading it and declaring it the greatest thing i had ever heard, every reference and recommendation of them instantly vindicated, and deciding then and there this was the furthest thing from dispensable to me, and would ensure this life lived with Mission of Burma. I sure followed up on that one. Even from this morning, with all the invigoration having this song in my head has dispensed me, i doubt i’ll take any inroad to anything more than just cursory appreciation. I know these things and i don’t do a thing about them, like i have all the time in the world.

day in the country

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