At the end of month three, I’m now actually “Back in the Black”. Some bad weather and a week of flu in February put me behind in my quest to run 1000 miles in 2013, but today I just passed the 250 mile mark, so I thought this apropos.
I thought this band was done following the death of lead singer Bon Scott, who drank himself to death in 1980. Replacing Scott one year later with veteran voice Brian Johnson, they released their biggest album to date, Back in Black which sold over 10 million copies in the US. The album survives adolescence offerings like Let Me Put My Love Into You and Givin’ The Dog a Bone, with more powerful, never-the-less sex laces super hits like the title cut, and You Shook Me All Night Long. But really the record is a fond farewell to Scott with the opening Hell’s Bells, and its black funeral like motif.
Back in Black is pure three chord, foot pounding ear candy.
But be careful. To much of these sweets can give you a head-ache.