Recession Rock or Apocalypse Pop, and By Whom?
In recent months, we’ve posted a few examples of music written about the current recession. Now it’s time to see just how sharp you are with a pop-music quiz.
This song is called “The Final Day”:
Click Below to Listen
Caution: it is very loud. The lyrics are nowhere near as straightforward as, say, “Hey Paul Krugman.” It might be recession rock or it could be apocalypse pop, hard to say.
The quiz question is this: who’s singing? First correct answer gets some Freakonomics schwag.