Music in Durham

The Smiths – This Charming Man

I would go out tonight but ....

For a bit of a change, I’m sharing an uncharacteristically jaunty little number from The Smiths today – this one is for Russell. We can’t go out tonight, but I can’t think of anyone I’d rather be in lockdown with.

I would go out tonight but ....


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