Close to You

Close to You

Laurence England
Published on Feb 22, 2017

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2 comments on “Close to You

  1. Father Mulcahy, S.J.: Ah, yes, of course. The Carpenters’ arrangement of this Burt Bacharach song is one which naturally lends itself to the 1970s atmosphere of the Novus Ordo and the Spirit of Vatican II. A fine choice. That brings back so many memories of burlap banners, flared jeans, folk guitar Masses, the first nuns in mini skirts, and the Berrigans at anti-war demonstrations. Oh, my….

  2. Laurence is getting better all the time! The lyrics are more metrical and rhythmic.
    I wonder: Is the “tone” a little too personal and insulting; a little too over the top?
    On the other hand, is it possible that this pope could be any more over the top?

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