A Robyn Hitchcock song is so unique, it could only come from the mind of Robyn Hitchcock. From his first recordings with The Soft Boys in the ’70’s through to his solo work today, Robyn is a singular artist with a vision all his own. This is a track from my favorite Hitchcock album, Element Of Light.  

“Airscape” (Robyn Hitchcock) Copyright 1986 August 23rd/Bug Music

As mentioned during the podcast – the Glass Harmonica:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glass_harmonica

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Wealth and excess go together; emptiness and detachment are right around the corner. This song delves into all of that, along with a particular obsession. What do you do when money no longer buys you a thrill? Bryan Ferry has some thoughts…

NOTE: Though there’s no profanity used in this episode, the discussion does involve sexual activities so be warned… you might wanna listen to this one on headphones.

“In Every Dream Home A Heartache” (Bryan Ferry) Copyright 1973 Careers-BMG Music Publishing (BMI)

This podcast makes multiple references to Marie-Hélène de Rothschild’s “Surrealist Ball”. More details on the infamous event here, if you’re interested:

https://dangerousminds.net/comments/glimpses_of_the_extravagant_surrealist_ball_of_1972

https://therake.com/stories/icons/party-animals-the-rothschild-surrealist-ball/

Guy de Rothschild and Marie-Hélène de Rothschild at the Surrealist Ball, Dec. 12, 1972 (Image courtesy of Legendary Parties by Prince Jean-Louis De Faucigny-Lucinge)

The song as used in the opening scene of “Mindhunter” Season 2, Episode 1 on Netflix:

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