90s Monday: The Drowners by SUEDE

Girl or guy–who doesn’t swoon over Brett Anderson? Gaaahhh! So pretty. In case you haven’t heard, “Suede will release their stunning new album ‘Night Thoughts’ on January 22nd, 2016.” That happens to be my birthday, so if anyone...

90s Monday: Ethyl Meatplow

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9ZcJ92NNaw&w=420&h=315] Behold Queenie from Happy Days, Sweetheart 1993. I never realized there was a video for this song. NOT what I was expecting. Anyway, this was one of my fave albums of the 90s. No one is like...

90s Monday: So Alive

This song was released just shy of 1990, but I’m including in in 90’s Monday anyway. Close enough, right? Love and Rockets was formed by Daniel Ash, David J, and Kevin Haskins after Bauhaus split up (we’ll visit Peter Murphy in the next post). I...

90s Monday: Freedom '76

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6QjWZujAls&w=420&h=315] The first book of my series-in-progress is set in New Hope, Pennsylvania; a tiny town harboring an eclectic mix of history, art, and assorted weirdness. During my recent trip to New Jersey, I...

90's Monday: Where is My Mind?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrdpliMfoAM&w=420&h=315] I know, I know… this song was first released in 1988. And it gained more notoriety from the movie Fight Club, which didn’t come out until the tail end of the 90’s. I...

90's Monday: Pretend We're Dead

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAdlZ2F-fs8&w=420&h=315] Girls that rock! Interesting factoid: During their performance at the 1992 Reading Festival, the band… were forced to stall their set. The rowdy crowd grew restless and began throwing mud...

90's Monday: Spacehog

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDkhl-CgETg&w=420&h=315] One person commented on YouTube that the lead singer was “the love child of David Bowie and Christopher Walken.” LOL. What do you think? Whatever happened to these...