Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Funeral songs

We all have them, sometimes we get to choose them, sometimes others do. This talk of funeral songs led to trawling through YouTube and itunes to revisit and remember. We've discussed them all from Amazing Grace to Pink Floyd, the most common one in my family.

Dad's chosen Wish You Were Here along with Ride of the Valkyries, a stirring Wagner piece made famous in Apocalypse Now. There's been lots of searching for the right Queen tune from Di's mums funeral, Bohemian Rhapsody and another.

We're staying up for the funeral, 3am Antwerpen time drinking a nice red and eating Belgium chocolate, well that's the plan along with the three of us on our laptops searching for and sharing our favorite music. I'm pleased to say that we've moved on to drinking songs. This is a favorite of mine and Di's:

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