Sep 23 2010

Five MP3s You Must Grab 9/23/10

      1. Josh Ritter - Change Of Time

from So Runs the World Away

      2. Minus the Bear - My Time

from OMNI

      3. The Tallest Man On Earth - King of Spain

from The Wild Hunt

      4. Toadies - Dead Boy

from Feeler

      5. Deerhunter - Helicopter (Star Slinger Remix)

from Star Slinger’s Bandcamp page


Sep 6 2010

My Top 300 Songs of the 2000s – 180-171

Today I continue my ongoing feature showcasing my personal picks for the best songs of the past decade, posting ten songs at a time.

180. Ok Go – Get Over It

Before they were Internet phenoms jumping around on treadmills, OK Go was a brilliant, quirky power pop group tearing up the mainstream rock radio airwaves.  “Get Over It,” the band’s debut single, is quite possibly the loudest, brashest, angriest thing they’ve ever done. And while they’ve maintained their knack for punchy, catchy songs, this track is a raucous introduction from their best album.

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May 5 2010

My Top 300 Songs of the 2000s – 260-251

Today I continue my ongoing feature showcasing my personal picks for the best songs of the past decade, posting ten songs at a time.

260. The Teenagers – Homecoming

All of my guy friends find this song pretty hilarious, yet every girl I’ve ever played it for is repulsed by its lyrics.  Think of “Summer Nights” on Grease, but with a techno beat and the word “cunt” in the chorus.  You know what?  I’ll just let the lyrics speak for themselves.

Chorus:

Guy: I fucked my American cunt

Girl: I loved my English romance

Guy: It was dirty, a dream came true, just like I like it, she’s got nice tits

Girl: It was perfect, a dream came true, just like a song by Blink 182

And like Grease, it’s a singalong.  Hilarious, right?  Maybe?  Ladies?

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