… Are a million to one. But still they come!
Every cloud has a silver lining, and here’s Tom Cruise’s. To coincide with the recently released movie Sony have re-released the seminal Jeff Wayne’s War Of The Worlds. A honking big stab of 1970’s disco meets prog rock meets broadway. And wouldn’t you know it, it’s gone straight into the top 10 in the UK. Currently it’s #3 on Amazon!
If ever proof was needed that popular music goes in cycles here’s one. I loved this record when it first came out, but I’m afraid it was never, ever cool. 1978 was about punk, no-one wanted to admit that they were more interested in a musical about Martian invasion.
Has anyone splashed out on the 7 (7!) disc collector’s edition? Is it worth it? I’m severely tempted, but need someone to give me an excuse before I can part with £55