Friday, 4 May 2012

Big Sleep Until Brooklyn: Adam Yauch Has Died

Sad news, Adam Yauch, of the Beastie Boys, has died.  It is perhaps hard to recall but there was a moment, a genuine one, in 1986 and 1987, when they were the biggest sound in music, in the world.  I was in Berlin around that time, bumming around for a few months, and Licensed To Ill was the smartass-ultracool rowdy soundtrack of that summer.  Yauch, part of the first great white rap group, is now timeless.  No sleep, in peace.
Post a Comment

Popular Posts

About Eyewear the blog

Eyewear THE BLOG is the most read British poetry blog-zine of all time, getting more than 25,000 page-views a month. It began in 2005 and has now been read by over 2.5 million.

The views expressed by editor Todd Swift are not necessarily shared by contributing poets and reviewers. Any material on this blog infringing copyright will be removed immediately upon request.
To order books from Eyewear PUBLISHING LIMITED, go to: