We all have our moments. I know that. Of course I do. But you have to admit that listening to the same song over 25 times without knowing why it was elevated to such a hallowed level in the altar of favourites is pretty frustrating. Okay I need to tell you more. My husband, the personal demi-god who beautifully guides my musical sensibilities, has been playing Fleetwood Mac's As Long As You Follow every single time we have travelled together these past few weeks. The moment the player is switched on, it lights up with track number 8 on the Greatest Hits and the repeat indicator sits bright in its tiny corner as well. So the longer our trip is, the more the number of times I need to keep following this song.
I like Fleetwood Mac myself. I really do. Everywhere is a favourite. And I like a number of other songs in their various albums too. But what beats me is why the demi-god has flipped for this song. It is no doubt a nice song. I enjoyed it the first few times I heard it. Especially since it came with such a seal of approval. But I am not so sure anymore.
I tried some petty things. Hiding the CD. Offering another great album. Buying a few new ones that we both could listen to. Alas! Nothing worked.
How long will this follow? It beats me. It will beat me as long as it follows. Tut-tut.