[Milton-L] A possible allusion to PL?
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Wed May 7 17:08:44 EDT 2014
"If paradise is half as nice as heaven that you take me to
Who needs paradise, I'd rather have you
They say paradise is up in the stars
But I needn't sigh because it's so far
Coz I know it's where a heaven on earth
Will be where you are"
I don't speak for the merit of this.
On 7 May 2014 21:54, Miklós Péti <peti_miklos at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> A couple of days ago I heard on the radio the song ‘Under the Westway’ by
> Blur (apparently, their last song, as I’ve found out since): the last but
> one stanza features the line ‘Paradise’s not lost, it’s in you’. If we take
> this as an allusion to PL—and at present I can see no reason why we
> couldn’t—it seems quite intriguing; for me at least this is the first time
> that I came across the theme of the ‘Paradise within’ in contemporary
> popular culture.
> All the best,
> Miklos Peti
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