Ah . . . to be young again and in love. “That Chick Julie, She’s truly dazzling.” Modern English immediately puts me back in that frame of mind. Anyone my age who was there at the genesis of MTV will know what I’m talking about. Movies like Valley Girl and videos by this band and others set the pace for a new wave of sound that would dominate the the 80s. What a great soundtrack by the way, if you can find it, pick it up, there’s a bunch of totally bitchin’ music on it. Modern English was at the lip of that “party wave”. After The Snow was released in 1982 and on the strength of the single Melt With You helped the band charged into the new decade in rad style.
Moving forward using all my breath
Making love to you was never second best
I saw the world thrashing all around your face
Never really knowing it was always mesh and lace…
30 years later, Modern English is playing our Munchin’ Music Festival. I sure hope they can still “Crush That FLY”!
The rhythm of the rain gives an off beat on the window pane
Like an angel crying from the sky
I can see its beauty after the snow