DeLong asks for the best response to "My City Was Gone", itself a response to "Mountains beyond Mountains". Since the content of the game has clearly moved from "sprawl" to "one-upmanship", I claim that the best response is in fact "Stadium Love":
I actually prefer the official video, but concert footage seems to be an implicit rule of the game.
Had the conversation not strayed,
"Nothing but Flowers",
or "The Big Country"
would have been admissible. (I am vexed by the fact that I cannot instantly
call up high-quality video recordings of these songs performed when first
released, several decades ago. Where's
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