Has post war London ever looked more desolate or promising than it does in Alan Chan and Adam Wedd’s, “Better Man”?
Wonderful video with great ambient sound and pictures of a lone young man exiting the “Tube”.
I view the song as hopelessly optimistic. Irreducible.
London will rise again and so will Alan Chan in his quest to be a “better man”. His honey dipped voice, nuanced like Van Morrison and his “like no one is watching” dancing calls to mind “Future Islands”. Allan has a breakout moment on this well produced song and video.
Check it out. Despite the sad overtones the song will make you happy!
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