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Eyewear THE BLOG is among the most read British poetry blogzines, getting more than 20,000 page-views a month. It began in 2005. The views expressed by Canadian-British editor Todd Swift are not necessarily shared by the contributing poets and reviewers, and vice versa. Eyewear blog is archived by The British Library. Any material on this blog infringing copyright will be removed upon request.

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Eyewear's Top Songs of 2012: #27 'You Bring Me Joy' by Amelia Lily

We often mock X Factor type singers and songs - but of all the many (more lauded) slick, commercial, Top 40 pop tunes this year - this one stood out for me, as having, at its core, a rather sweet, and moving message.  I liked the idea of joy and sadness both being brought by the same lover.  I tried to ignore it, but it kept coming back to me; every time I hear it, I tear up.
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