ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE / SHAG TIMES

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December 9, 2012 by sshhoobbmmxxbblloogg

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All You Need Is Love” is a song by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, independently released as their debut single on 9 March 1987. A politically topical song concerning the British media’s AIDS furore, the track was initially given a 12″ white label release because of its sampling of other records.

The artistic attitude of “All You Need Is Love” epitomised that of The JAMs’ subsequent recordings: making use of popular music by taking extensive samples of other artists’ work, and juxtaposing these with each other, adding beatbox rhythms and Bill Drummond‘s Scottish-accented raps, poems and narrations. The JAMs’ promotional tactics were similarly unconventional, including the use of promotional graffiti, a guerrilla communication method which would be employed regularly by Drummond and Cauty throughout their career….”

One thought on “ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE / SHAG TIMES

  1. simply Jyune says:

    I used to think so too, until he broke my heart….lol after my disappointment I realize its really true all I need is love mixed with fashion as my style will never change. Thanks for following my blog.
    Simply Jyune
    xo

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