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Friday, October 20, 2006

Overheard on on a Psychedelic Furs Album

posted by on October 20 at 14:14 PM

India-ahhh. I’m American Ha. Ha. Ha.

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that is hahaha.
what song?

Posted by bv | October 20, 2006 4:06 PM

It's called "India," of course.
First song. First album.
The song is terribly produced...but they never wrote a better song. Butler's at his finest, just improvising all his crazy favorite catch phrases from those early days... he says the word "strange" and "ceiling" and "flowers" 100 X each verse. It's delightful. What a singer that guy is.

Posted by Josh Feit | October 20, 2006 4:31 PM

The 1st album of their was their best imo.

"sister of mine, home again" :)

-Sister Europe

Posted by neo-realist | October 20, 2006 4:43 PM

I'm partial to Talk Talk Talk, their second album.
I can never get enough of Mr. Jones, Dumb Waiters, and those two pop ballads at the end of each side that sound that when you're listening to one of them, you can't remember how the other one is any different.

Posted by Josh Feit | October 20, 2006 5:01 PM

Not quite on topic, but isn't it cool how so many bars have gone to using those digital satellite channels for their house background music? In the past month, I've sat in my neighborhood watering hole and heard "Sister Europe," "White Riot," "Vietnamese Baby" and--just the other night--"I'm Stranded" by the fucking Saints!!! Is this a great country or what?

Posted by J.R. | October 21, 2006 1:10 PM

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