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What You Waiting For? ~ Gwen Stefani
What You Waiting For? ~ Gwen Stefani
I love this song, I loved it when I first heard it on the radio and when i found out that Jacques Lu Cont had treated it my love for this song just increased about 10 fold. Gwen Stefani is ace, a great example of a strong, strong woman and this song personifies this - questioning her own insecurities and driving forward with a self motivating mantra of a chorus which I think is where the strengths of this song lie, it just makes you want to get up and do stuff, especially if you are a girl? The fact that Jacques Lu Cont has remixed this song just attests to how cool it is, and he has done a fine job turning it into a beautifully layered, emotionally charged electro infused breathy dreamy… Read more
Vernon God Little by D. B. C. Pierre
Vernon God Little by D. B. C. Pierre
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars the bigger picture, 14 Jun 2005
The characters in this book are meant to be unreal, they symbolise the plastic, all consuming parasitic society that is becoming an 'unreal' reality, everyone striving for their own personal gain, hiding behind fear to avoid the stark emptiness that faces them every single day, that they refuse to acknowledge, finding it easier to buy in to this fake, plastic dream then to admit that their own lives lack in every single way. The way that the characters are portrayed as caracatures only serves to highlight this layering, putting layer upon layer over broken dreams and regrets, and the realisation of a common humanity that brings them closer to the protrogenist then they could ever admit… Read more

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