It's the summer of 1975 and Stockholm is in the grip of a record heat wave. During daytime Juan packs fruit in the market place halls, as does his brother who he also lives with. In the evening he starts his second job as a cleaner in a fast food restaurant. His wife is coming to Stockholm in seven days time and then everything must be perfect. The lack of sleep and the oppressive heat make his loneliness more apparent. Early one morning his spot at the bus stop is occupied by a beautiful woman, Juli. After a couple of chance encounters the nightly meetings with Juli become the most important thing in Juan's life. God willing, fantasy can become reality. Written by
10 February 2006 (Sweden)
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Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
Lyrics and Music by Jack White
Performed by Nina Persson
and Nathan Larson
(c) EMI Publishing Scandinavia
(p) Chamdin, Stöhr & She
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