7 March 2008
Chronicles of dumpage
Five songs in succession on satellite radio:
It makes me think that someone may have just been dumped....
Wait a minute. Satellite radio lets the hosts pick their own playlists? Coolness.
More to the point, while I am insufferably pleased with myself for recognizing all five of those acts, if not necessarily all five of those songs, I really don't know how I'd run a twenty-minute set of Songs for the Dumped. (Well, I suppose I'd have to include "Song for the Dumped" by Ben Folds Five.) Being the sort who tends to turn anger inward, I'd probably opt for brooding stuff like the Frankie Valli B-side "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)," which became a massive Spectoresque wail fronted by the Walker Brothers. Suggestions are welcomed, not that I expect to need them for personal use.Posted at 7:00 AM to Table for One , Tongue and Groove
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