August 15, 2007

"Love Kills"

"Love Kills" is one of two songs (the other being "Dum Dum Club") Joe Strummer did for the Sid and Nancy (1986) soundtrack. I've always thought this would have worked great as a Clash song.

This video for it features a young Gary Oldman, who of course played Sid Vicious in the film. An irony about the soundtrack was neither Sid Vicious nor the Sex Pistols are on it, yet Gary Oldman performs on two songs - "I Wanna Be Your Dog" and "My Way." I have no idea what the heck is going on in this: