Little Boy's fireball was 1, feet across. The music video begins by showing speeded-up footage of clouds passing through the sky. This blaze would ignite secondary fires with electrical shorts and combustible and flammable materials. Newer Post Older Post Home. I love it that it seems like just a love song on the outside but if you look into it, its actually about something completly different. The BBC noted that despite its dark subject matter, the single was released at "a time of passionate anti-nuclear feeling", and became an "unlikely", "long-lasting" hit.
The melancholy, bittersweet yet strangely kicky tune of the original song also expresses that feeling -- for young people at the time a song that they could dance to in the shadow of their own impending destruction seemed perfectly appropriate.
OMD - Enola Gay Lyrics
You gotta check out. Enola Gay, in the song, is "mother" - impregnated with a "Little Boy" bomb that would go down in infamy. It was dropped three days prior to the "Fat Man" bomb was used on Nagasaki. Enola Gaye is one of the aviation mysteries. The bomb exploded about half a kilometre above the city at 8: Retrieved 25 July These games you play They're going to end in more than tears some day Ah-ha Enola Gay It shouldn't ever have to end this way.