The Fall can make grown men do foolish things. Read this essay at The Quietus and you will see what I mean. Such effort, and in pursuit of what exactly nobody will ever really know. Fall lyrics are beyond normal understanding, but that only deepens the challenge.
As a bonus, it contains the clip of "Wings" I mentioned once before. The clip is brilliant. Smith's nonchalance is brilliant. The song is brilliant. The wallpaper is brilliant. Funny, I had completely written out of my memory of it the presence, at Smith's left hand, of Brix. At the time I hated Brix. I thought she had softened him. I was wrong. Mark E Smith cannot be softened.