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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Hey, Neat

Excellent, The Verve are getting back together.

Actually I suppose this could go either way, Richard Ashcroft is one of those guys who fancies himself as some sort of quasi-mystical poet and as such the ratio of self indulgent shit to good music is high. Or wait, is the ratio low? It depends on whether "Shit" is in the denominator, or numerator. Anyway, you know what I'm trying to say, quit sidetracking me with math.

Here's the "Bittersweet Symphony" video. Good video--it's basically Ashcroft running into a bunch of people and not apologizing. What a dick, man, what a dick.

PS Richard Ashcroft looks like Finn Detrolio, from The Sopranos. Don't remember Finn? He was Meadow's boyfriend, who saw Vito Spatafore getting the gay hummer at the construction site.
PSS Sorry, I couldn't resist--here's the video to "Lucky Man." Richard Ashcroft may be a little ridiculous but if he keeps writing songs like this one he can get away with it. Fun fact: the part of the song where he goes "I'm standing naked/smiling/I feel no disgrace" has always sounded to me like "I'm Stevie Nicks, smiling/I feel no disgrace." Obviously, he is not saying he is Stevie Nicks--that would be too megalomaniacal, even for Richard Ashcroft.


Jimbromski said...

Jumbo Slice, can you explain to me why the line spacing keeps looking all fucked up? It's like it gets squeezed or something.

Fix it now, or we'll fire you and bring in someone who can.

Jumbo Slice said...

It's a style sheet thing. Shit goes crazy when you put in the image comments (ex. Would you you like to see my drawrings? Would you?). Anyway, I'll take a look at it. Shouldn't be that difficult to correct.