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Old 04-10-2016, 05:35 AM   #2101 (permalink)
Aux-In
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Originally Posted by Black Francis View Post
Not only was that great, finding out Danny Elfman was their singer was a cool surprise and finding out he was romantically involved with Kim Gordon was even more of a surprise. Honestly, the best thing i could say about the song is that it made me interested in listening to that album.

The backing chorus is cool, as it adds a sense seriousness, or a sense of darkness, that might not have existed outside of the lyrics. Although I didn't spend any time trying to make out the words in detail, I did pick up on the use of "cleverer," and that comes off as a bit of a stretch and/or gimmicky. Initially, I was going to give it a 3.78 because it's simply not my style, but since the group seemed to be putting in a good effort, I'm going with a 4.5/10.

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