Mysteries are cool. Lord knows I love me some Sherlock Holmes. However, here’s one mystery that I don’t enjoy: I can’t find anything about The Currents. One of my friends sent me this track two nights ago and only said this about them: “Imagine what the blue album would sound like if Weezer listened to The Pixies less and The Cars more.” Sounds appealing, no? Well hopefully either he’ll get online today or one of you can offer up a little info.
MP3: The Currents – Drifting
For a band that I can’t find a website for, The Currents sure do have their stuff together. My only real concern is that the song seems to slowly turn from something unique and interesting (first verse with light acoustic, piano and vocals) into a cookie-cutter Weezer rip off. Still, it’s a pretty good little pop tune; especially considering that even this kicks the crap out of anything that Weezer’s done in the past three years.
NOTE: So it’s come to my attention that YANP appears pretty screwed up to a lot of you. How many of you see the YANP banner blocking the top title post? Also, if you could say what ad is running on the top when it appears messed up and what browser you’re using, this would help me A LOT. Thanks a bunch guys. I really like to keep YANP looking nicely, and this is annoying me more than you could probably guess.
BONUS MP3: XTC – I’m The Man Who Murdered Love
As a couple of you might remember, I’m just now getting into XTC. Well this song has helped me fall in love even faster. Yeah, the chorus is super catchy and the topic of the song is as witty as any Smiths song; but I’ve got to say that the verses make this the classic that it is. ‘I put a bullet in his sugar head/He thanked me kindly then he laid down dead’ It doesn’t get any better than that, people.
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