Art for Art's Sake - 10cc - Macedonian subtitles

Sep 25, 2018
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By contrast, ‘Art For Art’s Sake’ is probably the ‘emptiest’ song 10cc ever released as a single. A scathing extension of ‘The Wall Street Shuffle’ by the same writers (Stewart and Gouldman) it features a cold and heartless riff, chilling sound effects and sarcastic lyrics about the twin competing desires of all artists everywhere who need ‘art for art’s sake but money for god’s sake’. It’s as if 10cc have deliberately come up with a catchy singalong that merely repeats the central idea in different ways to deliberately exploit this loophole and include the audience as part of the constraints: to continue to make their less accessible songs the band also have to make songs like this from time to time and writing a song about that process is either deeply cynical or a marvelous post-modern statement about the state of the art world (notice this song is widened to include all ‘art’, not just music) that criticizes the fact that singles like this have to get re
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Date: Sep 25, 2018 Views: 41 Ratings: 0
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