Music Fix / Short Fiction Fix

Story and song #4 Hilltop Hoods

I have my son to thank for introducing me to Australian hip hop music. I dismissed all that rap crap because of some stigma associated with Gangsta Rap. I don’t even know what that is. But my son, being the obsessive that he is, when he in to something he is totally engaged and nothing else gets a look in, so I hear his songs and discover of course that hip hop music is essentially about words and story telling. It’s hard work though! Those guys roll out those words so damn fast.

So, I am looking forward to seeing the Hilltop Hoods Restrung with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra next year. To celebrate I am sharing Stopping All Stations live and restrung from 2008. – If you need to read the lyrics they are here




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