Bit of music for a change – and none of that music charts bollocks. Thought I’d take time out and indulge myself today. Here are two songs from my favourite musical Les Miserables (if I’m not mistaken from the brilliant 10th anniversary performance at the Albert Hall many moons ago).
The musical is based on the 1862 novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. Set in early 19th-century
DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING?
Fighting on barricades of course has consequences – a lot of your comrades get killed. Michael Ball made the part of Marius his own. This song, however, always reminds me of the old NE Branch (SPGB) meeting place in the upstairs room in the old The Swan public house in Heworth (
I’m yet to see this show live, so if anyone has any spare tickets give me a shout!