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Set List Recommended

In this edition of Set List Recommended, I am featuring an exceptional trend - Phil Collins - Another Day in Paradise.  This trend highlights the background, success, critiques, and certifications for "Another Day in Paradise" - Collins' first single from his 1989 album, ...But Seriously.

The subject matter of the song dealt with homelessness.  Critics did not feel Collins was qualified to address the issue given his wealth at the time.  His defense, in my opinion, was justified -

"...It's a misconception that if you have a lot of money you're somehow out of touch with reality..."

I concluded the post with examples of major rock bands reflecting similar political and social awareness in their songs.

In the end, "...if music recognizes social causes, taking action is inspired..."

For this reason alone, I recommended Phil Collins - Another Day in Paradise.


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