Aaaanyhooo, Stephin Merritt writes wonderfully deadpan songs about the true nature of human emotions and I love him. Though not quite as much as some.
Note the proper spelling of ecstasy. Ecstacy is one of my biggest pet peeves.
The morose and acerbic covering the morose and acerbic always works for me.
Viva la Chicago-based alt-country!
Does anyone know anything about Evelyn? This was on a Teenbeet Records sampler from 1998, but the liner notes don't tell me much. Whatever. It's okay.
I like Superchunk.
I've said it before, but I hate Peter Gabriel. Yes, even "In Your Eyes." Hate him. This is from the soundtrack of some movie that totally sucked.
Whoa. I don't know what's worse, their cover or the "astute" diatribe that precedes it.
Here's a more palatable version.
Edit: An anonyomus poster just reminded me of a link I totally meant to add to this post but forgot because work got busy. You can find a handful of Mag Fields covers at It's Meaningless.