Lucid Culture


Song of the Day 11/8/08

Counting down the top 666 songs of alltime one day at a time all the way to #1. Today’s is #626:

Golden Earring – Twilight Zone

An eerie (if completely and utterly misproduced) spy epic from the early MTV era by this usually generically bluesy Dutch “hard rock” band popular in Europe but only a two-hit wonder here. Hard to believe that a better band hasn’t discovered this gem and given it the full-throttle treatment it deserves. Although the pickslides – which make this song – have to stay. Easily found at the usual sites (look for smaller files, because there are considerably longer, inferior live versions kicking around). If you want a sonically superior vinyl version, check the dollar bins at your local purveyor for the 1983 album Cut.


November 8, 2008 - Posted by | Lists - Best of 2008 etc., Music | , ,

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