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Song of the Day 10/23/08

Every day the countdown continues, one closer to the #1 song of alltime. Today’s is

#642:

Matthew Grimm & the Red Smear – 1/20/09

This is the one we tried to add to our myspace page, but myspace wouldn’t let us. Hmmm. If you’ve been looking forward to the end of the Bush regime for the past eight years, this is your anthem and ours too. And it’s brand new. A towering, guitar-stoked 6/8 broadside, it’s up on the band’s myspace right now and it’ll have you singing along in delicious anticipation of that beautiful but bitter day when 5.9 billion voices and glasses are raised. And then we’ll have to start digging out of the wreckage. But all hope is not lost:

 

I know you won’t soon be troubled with states of reflection

Still a cloistered and dull trust fund kid

You’ll never be hungry or called out or held to the laws

That hang others who do what you did

But maybe one shiny day

We’ll see each other again in The Hague…

October 23, 2008 Posted by | Lists - Best of 2008 etc., Music | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment