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Just The Gist #38: Summer

4 August 2003

We present outlines of the lyrical content of five hit songs. You tell us artist and title. You win music. As simple as that. This one is Summer Themed!

  1. A young female lingers in the changing rooms, wondering if she is dressed inappropriately for the beach. Eventually, she leaves, but spends the day with her modesty preserved by a blanket and by staying underwater. Keyphrase: turning blue.
  2. A meteorologist makes an optimistic forecast. A non-meteorologist makes an attempt to forecast his internal meteorology, of a more subjective nature. The forecasts are at odds. Keyword: view.
  3. A schoolgirl is able to drive faster than her peers, including the boys. On the pretext of a homework trip, she borrows the family car and drives aimlessly and fast with loud music. Eventually, her father rumbles her, but a male friend suggests other ways they can enjoy the evenings. Keyword: Roman.
  4. A man arrives home, passing some litter and noisy neighbours, and surveys his house. Contended, he enters. He gets a hug, and his meal is ready. He remains blithe. Keyword: jasmine.
  5. A group of people takes a beano to a town which might be on the Welsh coast - or possibly in the County Down. It involves a boat trip, a nauseating fairground ride, a successful tombola-entry and some drunken necking on the return trip. Keyphrase: a tiddly-tum ta-ra-ra.

gist@lnreview.co.uk


The answers and the songs are here.

And another themed Just The Gist is our Pop Punk Gist, which you can find here.



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