[Milton-L] A possible allusion to PL?

Joad Raymond joadraymond at gmail.com
Wed May 7 17:08:44 EDT 2014


Amen Corner:

"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.

J


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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