Song of the Day – “The Stand” – The Alarm

You might think this anthemic rocker from Welsh band The Alarm is just another get-off-your-butt-and-do-something song. But you’d be wrong.

When you peruse the lyrics and the references to “the walking dude” and “Trashcan Man”, you realize that it’s a retelling of the Stephen King opus The Stand. I didn’t realize it until now, more than 30 years later.

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