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Echo Beach NOT about rehab - it's about wallpaper

Post 1

quiteMikeyCat

"Martha and the Muffins, 'Echo Beach', a song, perhaps surprisingly, not about a nice spot near the coast, but about rehab."

According to the official M+M website, "[w]hile Echo Beach did not exist for me as a real location, I used it as a symbol of the place everyone wants to escape to when they're not where they want to be." And he wanted to be there because his job was very boring, he was...a wallpaper quality control checker.

http://www.marthaandthemuffins.com/ss/s_eb.htm


Echo Beach NOT about rehab - it's about wallpaper

Post 2

U2992304

Jasper Carrot's When I get My Moped Back on the Road.

This only sold because of the obscene Magic Roundabout skit on the B side. JC acknowledged this. smiley - winkeye


Echo Beach NOT about rehab - it's about wallpaper

Post 3

MonkeyS- all revved up with no place to go

~According to the song the singer is an office clerk. Are you telling me they lied just to make the song scan?? Wot a liberty!

Still remains one of my favourite songs.


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