That it's eminently clear
That you can't see the trees for the forest
Your father was an extraordinary man
But you don't seem to have inherited many of his mannerisms..."
Paul McCartney's Tug of War album came out in 1980. Every song on the album is superb. 1980 was right in the middle of the Maggie Thatcher years. I'm not sure what "The Pound Is Sinking' may have been in response to, or reacting against, but it seems appropriate for today.