Released in 1979, following the Australian success of "I Need a Lover" from the previous year's A Biography (which did not receive a U. release), the album included the aforementioned track for U. audiences, as well as a re-working of A Biography "Miami" was also a hit single in Australia and became his second Top 40 hit in that country."I Need a Lover" was subsequently covered by Pat Benatar on her album In the Heat of the Night. S., however, "Small Paradise" was released as a single in place of "Miami," but it was not very successful, peaking at No. Mellencamp recorded a solo acoustic rendition of "Sugar Marie" for his 2010 box set On the Rural Route 7609, stating in the set's liner notes: "'Sugar Marie' suffered from young musicians not knowing how to present the music.
Mellencamp will be joined by Canadas own Cowboy Junkies who are his special guests for this run of dates.06/15/2012 - John's 2012 Canadian No Better Than This Tour is underway! Partnersuche überlingen John and the band head out for a cross Canada trek, from west to east, over the course of five weeks starting mid June.He sings about a world where everyone is on their own and no one is safe: "Easy targets all along the avenue/ Living here in sucker town, baby me and you/ Behind the bars to keep each other apart/ Easy targets, our country's broken heart."During a recent conversation with Katie Couric, Mellencamp suggested the song came to him in one jolt of inspiration. "All of a sudden, I just started singing 'easy target' ...as fast as I could write is how long it took me to write the song."Though "Easy Target" suggests a bleak view of the future, Mellencamp told Couric that he's "not really worried about anything." He presented himself as an outsider observing politics with academic curiosity.
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"I want to see how weird it's going to get," he explained."All of the things that we grew up believing, now it's upside down ... When a candidate just lies, and people accept the lies? members pre-sale is May 2nd at 10 AM CDT, with a public on sale May 9th at 5 AM CDT. John Mellencamp's latest single offers a raspy diagnosis of America's current political ailments.Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2008 (Performer).