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Song of the day for November 23, 2023

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Today's featured songs are Pink Floyd's 'The Happiest Days of Our Lives' and 'Another Brick in the Wall PT 2' from the album 'The Wall'. Released in 1979, 'Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)' scored global hit due its haunting vocals from school children and a disco-influenced bassline. The song critiques strict educational regulations and harsh punishment in schools.

Today’s song is the combined songs by Pink Floyd, The Happiest Days of Our Lives and Another Brick in the Wall PT 2, from the album The Wall.

In 1979, Pink Floyd released their signature track, “Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)” in the UK. Featuring haunting vocals from local school children and a disco-influenced bassline, the song was an immediate hit, topping the charts in the UK, US, and across Europe, and selling more than four million copies around the globe. The song marks the second of a three-part composition on the band’s rock opera, The Wall, and is a biting commentary on strict rules and abusive punishment in school.

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