Who couldn’t relate to a stiff upper lyric like that?
Riot Grrrl is a myriad of contradictions. And that’s to the good.
I’m going to have nightmares tonight.
This song used to haunt my drunken waking moments.
By Everett True, age 11
You want to stay in that comfort zone. It helps you block out the world.
Presumably, the idea is to make yourself so boring when writing about music that your reader is forced to go and listen to the music in question as relief therapy.
The ‘some of this’ that reminds me of The Diskettes is winning way over whatever ‘part of me’ is calling them out for being hippie scum
This is the greatest hidden music you’ll encounter all year. Five hundred songs, and I haven’t yet found one I don’t think is less than magical.
After 30 years, a new Young Marble Giants song! And it doesn’t disgrace. It is so sweet, so melancholy, so understated, so Young Marble Giants.