Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sugar : If I Can’t Change Your Mind

Today’s post kind of was inspired by yesterday’s post obviously. I loved Bob solo, but I was really happy when he went back to having a band, and Sugar was quite the band. Loved the full band sonic assault that … Continue reading

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Bob Mould : See a little light

This song was the lead single off his first solo album, right after the break-up of Hüsker Dü. It took a long time to write, in sort of isolation, on a farm in Minnesota just outside of Hinkley. There was … Continue reading

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The Buggles : Video Killed The Radio Star

This song pretty much cemented it’s place in history by being the first video ever played on MTV. I’m not sure if when they wrote it, they would know that it would become such a hit, or if they tailor … Continue reading

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A-Ha : Take on Me

Well, yesterday was One-Hit Wonder day, not sure why there’s a One-Hit Wonder day, but I thought I would post one of my favorite One-Hit Wonders, and one of the greatest ever. I know that I had posted the cover … Continue reading

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The Monkees : Daydream Believer

“Cheer up Sleepy Jean, Oh what can it mean, to a Daydream Believer and a homecoming queen…” Words that everyone knows… It is such a classic song, and just one of those songs that you can’t hate. I was reminded … Continue reading

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Sigur Rós : Hoppípolla

When my wife and I were looking for songs for our first dance, we were going back and forth, and so on. Nothing seemed to be working. Then, I thought I found the perfect song. This song. It’s emotional, it … Continue reading

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Trip Shakespeare : Pearle

As my trip down Minneapolis Memory Lane continues, today is Trip Shakespeare, a band a little ahead of it’s time. They were quirky, poppy, and a wildly entertaining band to watch live. As far as the local scene goes, they … Continue reading

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