This is an excellent introduction to Billy Bragg if you haven't listened to him before. He is an acquired taste but one worth cultivating. His songs are sharp and tuneful, they will stay in your head, and he sings better than most would ever dream of giving him credit for. Most of his songs are about love and loss but a few are political and they make their points with pith and humour. Waiting for the Great Leap Forward is a fine example of his politically conscious songs.
If you haven't heard him before, give him a go. If you have but tuned out, try and tune him back in. A singer songwriter with something interesting to say and who challenges your world or relationship views is… Read more