You Never Give Me Your Money: A Soundtrack for Occupy Wall Street via The New Yorker

Wall St. Occupied… and the songs of the past in support of similar movements! click on the link to go directly to the New Yorker Magazine website via newyorker.com (click here!)

You Never Give Me Your Money: A Soundtrack for Occupy Wall Street

In part an answer song to Cole Porter’s “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire,” this is, on the surface, the most frivolous of the songs in this list—eighties dance-pop isn’t generally considered a bastion of progressive ideas. But a closer look at the lyrics reveals more depth: “I’ve seen the future and I can’t afford it,” Martin Fry sings, adding that “there are millions who often get nowhere.”


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