#29 – “What Is A Shooting Star?” (2001)

TMBG Unlimited - April

L.K.: Thanks to this song, we know that it is not a star at all. A.S.: It’s just a meteor heading for a fall. This song has a somewhat interesting history, given that it’s probably most often heard as part of Here Comes Science but was recorded and first released much earlier. L.K.: And it’s from the same compilation of space-related … Continue reading

#22 – “Oddball” (Mono Puff; 1996)

The Devil Went Down To Newport EP

L.K.: This is basically the straightest cover to ever… be a straight cover. A.S.: Right down to the vocal inflections. L.K.: Flans even mimes Frank Black’s HEY HOW DID YOU KNOW I WAS GONNA SAY THAT. But yeah, it’s just that obvious. I think even Flans realized Mono Puff did a disproportionately large number of covers, which is probably why … Continue reading

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