Friday, November 29, 2013
Perfect Day (Reprise)
Catching up with my fantasy football teams early yesterday, I was caught by surprise when Lou Reed's Perfect Day came over the airwaves. That's pretty exceptional, I thought - I'd looked away from the television just then. When I looked back...well, the reason for this post is to cleanse the memory for a moment: the song was being used in a commercial for a video game.
It will make a nice bookend to November, I thought, if that song is the last post of the month for Hawksbill Cabin, and that will be a way for me to get past the commercial - I'd rather not associate those images with the song. So I've embedded the video below, and then there is a link to the Wikipedia entry as well.
I recognize that the video is a promotion for BBC - what would life be without some irony here and there? But we've got to protect the cultural record...so there you go.