Andy Warhol, New York, 1969-70. Photo © Brigid Berlin.
Ade’s unimpressed asides to the camera give me life
Nick Cave displaying some hostility towards a (fake) baby.
Mick Ronson on stage.
favorite songs of all time. ever. (35/?)
clampdown by the clash.
Let fury have the hour, anger can be power
Do you know that you can use it?
The song’s lyrics, written by Joe Strummer, refers to the failures of capitalist society. The wearing of the “blue and brown” refers to the color of the uniforms that are mostly worn by workers. This idea goes along with lyrics that refer to “young believers” who are brought and bought into the capital system by those “working for the clampdown” who will “teach with twisted speech.”
Blixa Bargeld of Einstürzende Neubauten on stage, 1982.
Photo by Reinhild Ischinsky.