Better On Paper: Top 10 Songs About Books, Authors, & Literary Characters (page 8)

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3. “Red Wine, Mistakes, Mythology”-[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jack Johnson[/lastfm]

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Johnson told Billboard Magazine that “Red Wine, Mistakes, And Mythology”  is based on Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World:

“There’s a line in the book where [Huxley] says how much better things are and how much happier they are because of the soma – there’s no need for headaches or mythology.”

[Source: SongFacts]

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