Thursday, June 22, 2006

Today's "Best Song Ever"

The White Stripes "Hotel Yorba"

It's hard to remember the days before Jack and Meg were ubiquitous and more than a little played out. But the initial shock of this band was for me a huge revelation. It showed that indie rock might be able to find it's way in the mainstream. It also showed that gimmicks could be deployed in the selling of high quality artisticly valid music. "Hotel Yorba" was the first salvo. It's country stomp could melt the Rolling Stones old man robot hearts.

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