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The village – Wim Sonneveld

The Village by Wim Sonneveld may very well be one of the most romantic anti-modernist Dutch songs I have ever heard. It came out on the 18th of may 1974. Right around the time it must have started to become clear to people in the Dutch countryside that technology was changing the culture even outside the cities. It gives a sense of the confusion that older men who had seen different times must have experienced seeing their villages change so suddenly and rapidly.

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