Music for the Apocalypse #6: Morning Dew

by Apocalypse Womble

Classic post-apocalypse must ‘Morning Dew’ was inspired by the post-apocalypse film, On the Beach, itself based on the book of the same name by Neville Shute. The original song hails from Bonnie Dobson, and I have to honour that apocalyptian girl. But for me, the most awesome version, evoking the heat of a blasted land, is Robert Plant’s – inspired by an apocalyptic song that was inspired by an apocalyptic film that was inspired by an apocalyptic book. Yeah.

Therefore, two very different versions of an absolute apocalypse classic:

(Brief shout out to this girl’s Dad, who introduced her to the song and leant her the book.)

Apocalypse Womble out.

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