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i just came to appreciate, once again, what a brilliant song into temptation is, and how beautifully neil finn weaves images with words. i can’t decide which bit of the song i like the best, although the first four lines are a pretty persuasive hook, as far as i’m concerned:

You opened up your door

I couldn’t believe my luck

You in your new blue dress

Taking away my breath

although maybe it’s all about the context of the song…

one of my favourite crowded house songs is she goes on from the album woodface – perfect harmonies, another one of those lovely neil finn images, turning on a point of wistfulness and joy mixed together. but then there’s songs like private universe and when you come and…

it’s wonderful to rediscover these things sometimes.