Songs You May Have Missed #56

turn

Great Big Sea: “Consequence Free” (1999)

Newfoundland’s Great Big Sea have been making a lively Celtic/Folk/Rock hybrid since 1993. They play a mix of mainly acoustic-based originals and traditional Newfoundland folk songs and shanties which, due to a strong Irish heritage in the area, sound essentially like the traditional music of Ireland.

“Consequence Free” is as plainspoken as a pop song gets. It’s a bold expression of one of mankind’s most universal but rarely expressed wishes: to live without the guilt of one’s actions–the desire for “a little bit of anarchy, but not the hurtin’ kind”. We all realize that life isn’t 24/7 fun. But it’s okay to rail against that reality with a joyful song, too!

See also: https://edcyphers.com/2013/03/25/songs-you-may-have-missed-371/

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: Songs You May Have Missed #371 | Ed Cyphers

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: