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"Too Late For Love"

Somewhere in the distance I hear the bells ring
Darkness settles on the town as the children start to sing (= British voters)
The lady 'cross the street she shuts out the night
There's a cast of thousands waiting as she turns out the light (= Queen of England)

London boys are staring as the girls go hand in hand
With a pocket full of innocence, their entrance is grand (= Sadiq Khan)
And the Queen of the dream stands before them all
She stretches out her hand as the curtains start to fall (= Angela Merkel)

Standing by the trapdoor aware of me and you
Are the actor and the clown their waiting for their cue (= David Cameron and Boris Johnson)
And there's a lady over there she's acting pretty cool
But when it comes to playing life she's always playin' the fool (= Hillary Clinton)

But it's too late, too late, too late
Too late for love
Yes it's too late too late, too late
Too late for love

I can do this with one arm... gone
One of the persistent and nagging questions that occupies my quiet moments is why, oh why, is there no band to emerge from the European continent like Def Leppard? There is not now (nor has there ever been) anything out of Germany or France or Spain or any EU country that even remotely rivals Def Lep in energy, freedom or "artistry" and even though they've all been listening to rock & roll music from birth the Euros just don't get it. Am I overlooking something? ABBA? Kraftwork? Is it only the English that "get" R&R in any visceral or primal way? I think so, and that alone can explain Brexit for all the mystified bankers and multinational corporations - Think about it, this is a band that had it's drummer loose an arm(!) in a car accident and instead of kicking him out on the street the boys just set up a second kick drum and rocked on as usual - maybe better than ever. What European band would do that?


Oh, one more thing, Donald J. Trump is going to be the next president of the United States of America. I'm calling it today as sure as I'm sitting here. If Britain can kiss off the EU than you better believe that America can elect The Elvis from Queens to high office.

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