Archive for October 8th, 2013

  • Rock’n’roll doesn’t have to be complicated to be great. In fact, sometimes the less complicated it is, the better. I’ve always loved garage rock, mod rock and punk because they can sum up everything necessary in three minutes or less.  I remember Pete Townshend’s reaction to the film Fight Club (paraphrased here) that it “Wasn’t anything that wasn’t expressed in three minutes of ‘My Generation’.”  I’ve always loved short terse songs that blow your mind and totally sum up an urgent need for expression. The Dead Eyes Of London do exactly that in 3:03 with a total of 33 words...

    “You’re My Queen” by The Dead Eyes Of London—Tuesday’s Tune

    Rock’n’roll doesn’t have to be complicated to be great. In fact, sometimes the less complicated it is, the better. I’ve always loved garage rock, mod rock and punk because they can sum up everything necessary in three minutes or less.  I remember Pete Townshend’s reaction to the film Fight Club (paraphrased here) that it “Wasn’t anything that wasn’t expressed in three minutes of ‘My Generation’.”  I’ve always loved short terse songs that blow your mind and totally sum up an urgent need for expression. The Dead Eyes Of London do exactly that in 3:03 with a total of 33 words...

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