The video and the lyrics are multi-layered. On the surface, beautiful sceneries, exotic settings, promising adventures down the Nile. Below the surface, the fading of an Empire, a failure to adjust, boredom breeding anxiety and nostalgia - laying down the arms, tying oneself to the mast - never a smile, never a frown. Poignant..
Live version of Peaches from 1977 ish.
What ever happened to the heros
Ad for the Stranglers greatest hits with Keith Floyd for Some reason.