"But now, just as people have started to move towards him, he has switched from Let The Sun Shine In to Don't They Know It's The End Of The World, as the hideous reality of austerity Conservatism materialises
What shall we read into Johnson re-mixing the musical songbook to cast the happy-clappy early Cameron singing Hair the Musical, offering the hope and optimism of the '68 generation, before austerity Cameron's switch to the country pop crossover hit from Skeeter Davis, much covered since.
I imagine AJ probably retains his jealously protected reputation for unrivalled musical credibility around the Cabinet table - an issue on which Johnson was something of a Blair-sceptic about "three-chord Tony".
Perhaps he dodged a bullet today by avoiding REM's It's the end of the world as we know it
Whether he is best placed to unite the broadest possible coalition of eclectic musical tastes in party and country is of course another question entirely.