Apologies to whomever it was who suggested that we do these "Songs about..." like they do on Cif from time to time -- I've forgotten who it was. Anyway, I thought I'd do the first one about love songs that are strange in some way. This theme is partially inspired by Julie Bindel's misunderstanding of the song Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan and also because I love the song Ana Ng by They Might Be Giants. If you're not familiar with it, it is a love song to a woman who is actually a figment of a man's imagination. I also love Elvis Costello's Veronica, a love song for his grandmother. Such a sweet boy, eh?
E-mail me suggestions for future themes at: thewildhack AT gmail DOT com.