Roald Dahl is

My Netflix Instant Watch was beckoning and I wanted something magical and fun.  What fits the bill better than Roald Dahl’s Matilda?  It is dark and charming and I thoroughly approve, which I rarely do of a book adapted to a movie.  Generally, if I love a book, I will hate the movie made from it.  The Princess Bride and Breakfast at Tiffany’s are my two exceptions.

One thing is driving me batty though and I call upon you, dear readers (and B.sack) to assist me.  If I don’t get this figured out, I won’t sleep.  There are only two songs in the whole movie and the one below is played twice (Send Me on My Way by Rusted Root).  It sounds so much like something else, like a song I already know, the rhythmic hook especially.  By the way, if you (I mean Acadia) don’t know what a rhythmic hook is, click here.  I just know it is reminding me of another song and it’s not just the music; it’s the guy’s voice, too.  Talking Heads’ David Byrne came to mind and so did Neil Finn of Crowded House but neither is quite right.  I think the song I am struggling to think of is from that same time which is why I associated them with it.  Please, dear lard, tell me what song it is I am thinking of.  Or just say names of songs.  Or you can wonder if I knew the guy from Crowded House’s name was Neil Finn because he is my uncle.  For the record: he’s not.  But I love him waaaay more than I love my actual uncle.  Fall At Your Feet is one of my favorite songs.  Now help me!

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