The Dream Syndicate's "When You Smile" changed my life. That's not hyperbole.
If incorporation into a "pop" song potentially trivializes a murder, at least Throbbing Gristle santizes nothing. "Very Friendly" leaves the horror intact.
Not many pop songs are so perfect that not a single note could be bettered. This is one. If you've never heard "September Gurls," stop what you're doing and listen to it now.
"Reuters" is the first cut off Wire's 1977 debut album "Pink Flag," and it's a doozy of an opening salvo. Man, how I wish I had written this song.
Songs I Wish I'd Written: Slip Inside this House Some bands have an influence on rock all out of proportion to the impact they actually [...]
I've decided to, as the feeling hits, share some comments about songs I wish I'd written. There are thousands of them, so this may take a while. First up, a "Your Inarticulate Boyfriend," gem from Tsunami frontwoman Jenny Toomey's second solo album.
Well, last week I was fortunate enough to pick up the very last copy of the box set containing all of the Beatles' remastered albums. [...]