Tag: Velvet Underground

BAD WAITRESS – Lucky 7

“This song on the record just takes me back to high school days, running around in a dreamy haze, imagining what the future clippings would bring. Hearing many influences on this record from Laurie Anderson, to Air, Nina Simone to even hints of Peaches and Grimes but ultimately at the end it is pure Jooj Two.”

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THE MONOCHROME SET (ANDY WARREN) – New Lucky 7

“Had we tried to explain the nuances of post-punk, and expected them to understand, things could have taken a turn for the worse, so we would just say “we play Beat Music” and if we were lucky that would be met with some approval. In answer to the second question we would tell them that we had come to steal their women and hoped they would find this clearly ridiculous threat amusing.”

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ERIC ERLANDSON of HOLE – Song For Ewe

“It’s great driving music. But I misheard the lyrics and thought he was singing, “I’ll buy you an island,” which is kinda cool, though more Mick Jagger than Tobin Sprout really. Then I discovered that the Troggs have a creepy song called just that! Anyway, my girlfriend isn’t speaking to me right now, so she can have her island. I’ll go find my own.”

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