52 Songs for 52 Weeks: Week 40 Don’t Dream It’s Over by Crowded House

In the paper today, tales of war and of waste, but you turn right over to the TV page…

Probably the best song of the entire 1980s.

And not a bad song for the end of the year to boot.

Neil Finn, post Split Enz creates Crowded House – a band that turned out more great songs than you probably realize.  If you don’t own at least their greatest hits you are missing out – big time.

They come to build a wall between us; don’t let them win

An outstanding live version in front of a massive crowd in Sydney Australia from their farewell concert in 1996.  (They would reform 10 years later and continue today):

and the original video:

-cj cheetham

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