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It spent Obsession - Buzzz - Obsession weeks at No. Paul Carrack sings lead vocals on the track. The song addresses a son's regret over unresolved conflict with his now-deceased father. Infamed composer Burt Bacharach opined, "'The Living Years' is one of the finest lyrics of the last 10 years.
The song was featured in the finale of American Horror Story:which aired on November 13, In an interview, Rutherford said:. He lost his dad, and it's about the The Living Years - Various - Complete Eighties of communication between him and his father before he died. There's also the irony of him having a baby just after losing his father.
The music video was directed by Tim Broad and premiered in January The video features Mike Rutherford with his then-eight-year-old son, Tom. It also includes an appearance by actress Maggie Jonesbest known for playing Blanche Hunt in the soap opera Coronation Street. The video also shows the group playing the song, with two sets of choirs singing the chorus with them, an all-boys church choir and an adult choir.
His father died in an industrial accident when Carrack was eleven. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the album of the single, see Living Years. Retrieved 3 March The Sun. London, England: News UK. Retrieved 8 December Santa Fe? Whitley Bay?. March BBC News. Retrieved 8 November Retrieved 11 November Ultratop VRT in Dutch. RPM Magazine. Library and Archives Canada. Search for "The Living Years". Archived from the original on 17 January Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Irish Singles Chart.
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