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Serge Gainsbourg Thinks You've Got a Lot of Nerve

A short, informal post on Medium.com about Serge Gainsbourg, and my favorite track by the 1960's French pop music legend.

"And that bass line. From the moment it kicks in, I’m taken to a space outside of time, occupied by that and the Beatles’ “Tomorrow Never Knows.” I’m not sure when or where it belongs; I don’t know of a time or place in the real world with that much style or nerve, but maybe we just haven’t gotten there yet.

"Once we do get there, maybe we won’t actually need to provoke people so badly, or we’ll at least take provocation with more grace and humor than we do now."

Read the whole thing on Medium.