THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
603-XTC-Making Plans For Nigel.
1979-Number 17 single.
Best Bit-At 1.30. British Steel had to take drastic measures,they were worried that this song would put potential future employees off wanting to work for them.
The song is about overpowering parents who think they know best for their child.
The lyrics are told from the point of view of parents who are certain that their son Nigel is ‘happy in his work,’affirming that his future in British Steel ‘is as good as sealed.’
As a response to the song,British Steel gathered four Sheffield employees named Nigel to talk about job satisfaction for the company’s trade publication ‘Steel News.’
‘Nigel is not outspoken but he likes to speak and loves to be spoken to.’
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