Each day I walk along this lonely street
Trying to find, find a future

Roddy Radiation and The Specials - Do Nothing lyrics meaning

Meaning

Written by guitarist Lynval Golding, Do Nothing paints a bleak picture of British culture in the late 1970's.

With the economy failing, the catastrophic Labour government of the day about to be uphauled by a totally different Tory regime, ongoing social problems such as racism and general discontent among the populace (that would later inspire Ghost Town), Golding observes the cultural vacuum that existed in Britain at the time.

People were feeling down on their luck, apathetic and uninterested in thinking of a brighter future.

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