Of all the antagonists the theater has thrown at us over the centuries — the bloodthirsty royals, the cannibal barbers — death is the most formidable, if also the most dramatically inert. The inevitability of death is thus an almost-inevitable theme for Young Jean Lee, the downtown disrupter lately making an uptown turn. Yet it finds ways to make an unswallowable premise go down easy.
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It's a celebration of the things we do, say, and sing to keep ourselves going as we hurtle toward the finish line. At a few points I found the writing charged with human insight. Read more Read less. Full band. Would love to hear a soundtrack released.
But perhaps at this time, this is what we need. Just the small beauty of simple things, of heart and soul and humanity before everything else. The beauty of theatre has always been in its collective experience of space. Sometimes, all you need are those reminders that things can be bad. That tragedy will reach us all. The enormity of what we are facing right now as a global community is unfathomable; but it is just as important to remember and acknowledge the small ways we are hurting, too: the lost sleep, the loved ones across suddenly uncrossable state and national borders, the disappearance of physical touch. But we have faced grief and tragedy, heartache and pain. We have not survived this before.
The song was released on 10 December and more widely on 17 December A limited-edition seven-inch record was also released at a later date. Regarding the song, Middleton notes that the song has "nothing whatsoever" to do with Christmas and that it is about "general life worries. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Full Time Hobby.