Seven Songs That Make You See G-d
7. The Pogues, “Love You Till the End”
This may not even be that great of a song, yet I would place greater odds on it being your favorite than the rest. I like to imagine it represents the scene it sprung from better than the obedient punk “counter-culture” you’d otherwise picture.
There really isn’t a counter-culture, just like there aren’t any real socialists. Just another wave of romantic youth traversing “I’m lost” and “I’d die for you” at the same time, fuel for great art. This song isn’t great but it’s perfect; it inspires faith and wonder: