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  • Aug 10, 2007, 08:20 PM
    zoog303
    Dance Opera? Rock Opera? Musical Poem?
    Please help, I am trying to find a song that was somewhat popular in the early 90s that was like an "art of noise" sound with a guy (sounds like john walsh--america's most wanted) and he basically reads a poem (not sings)about life growing living etc. I wan to listen to this with my daughter because I remember that it made an impact on me. Please help if you know what it is. It did get play on the radio.

    Thank you in advance.
  • Aug 23, 2007, 11:10 AM
    celiner
    I think this may be a song by the film director Baz Luhrman. The songs title is "Everybody's free ( to wear sunscreen)". Go to YouTube and check it out. Might be it.
  • Aug 23, 2007, 11:25 AM
    zoog303
    You are correct! Thank you EXPERT. Just as true today as it was in 1999.
  • Aug 23, 2007, 11:29 AM
    J_9
    For all others... Here it is!! I think it's a great lesson!

  • Aug 23, 2007, 11:59 AM
    celiner
    Great. Glad to be of assistance. Baz is supposed to have written this after hearing a sad letter, from a young girl, that a DJ read out on the radio one morning. He was so upset that he felt he had to reply. I think I read his views on the letter somewhere on the internet. Not sure where, though.

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