CND Song 29 Minutes from Downtown

Minutes from Downtown - Wrapped in Velvet, 1983

'So here I am wrapped in velvet - willing to forget (forever!)' Finally! After days of posting stuff I just sort of liked or liked while smirking, I had a look for a vaguely remembered tune from Junior High and...damn! I can not stop playing this song! No cheese. No gimmicks. Just bright, sweet pop. I love you, Minutes from Downtown, whoever the hell you are. And I remembered the song well once I'd listened to it again, from winter mornings getting ready for school, frost on the windows and this on the clock radio. I thought it was all very romantic - without having a clear idea of what romance actually was. Apparently it involves big reconciliation scenes and people wrapping themselves in velvet. I'd only just got over the mind-blowing concept that not all boys were icky little monsters oozing slime and revelling in their own filth, so this was pretty astounding. Oh, and it turned out I was right about the filth part all along, but you can't have everything. 

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