Some people call it the album for only the most devoted Presley fans.
I won’t go that far (these good-is-bad-is-outside-in propositions give me sorassisis), but I will agree with Marcus that it is “perversely listenable.”
And you’ll pry my copy (the only one I ever saw and way more than I could sanely afford at the time) from my cold, dead, peanut-butter stained hands.
Suppose I’ll have to grab this “Bob’s Burgers” thing, as much of a longshot as it seemed. After all, it was 20 years ago this year I had similar surrender to “the Simpsons” on CD.
And I do have to note that it was “The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse,” two years before the Simpsons, that finally picked up that a main thing missing from latter-day cartoons was zippy, unforgettable music themes.
(Incidentally, I’m with Bob on the value of the cartoon itself — really has its moments, approve of overall intentions, but can’t remember a time I actively sought it out.)
I’ve been asked what in hell does this refer to, and it is confusing since there are more things called “Shinola” than I thought possible.
So here’s the scoop (of shoe polish).
Wrenching disc out of player — Thanks for NOTHIN’! I had almost forgot there was a style as dreadful as International Tasty Licks.
I try to keep my ear cocked to all the corners — really, I do. So I encountered a couple smart people praising this prog-metal outfit and decided to check out this recent reissue of the group’s 2010 debut. The bonus second disc is instrumental versions of all the songs. Brilliant. They want to reach an audience with active brain cells higher than three figures. Works well.
I see there’s a burst of interest so it’s time for …
WEIRD MICKEY MOUSE #4