Tuesday, March 31, 2009

April Fools: The Mayor of Simpleton

XTC: The Mayor of Simpleton


Here is a character who believes that he is stupid, probably because he has heard it said of and to him so many times. But the listener realizes something that the character does not. He is wise where it matters most: in the knowing of his own heart. A cliche, perhaps, but also typical of XTC’s championing of the underdog.

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