Alex V. Cook - Author, Journalist, Critic, Teacher
Friday, April 11, 2008
100 Words on the Way Stephen Pastel (of The Pastels) Sings
No, dude, the song is over here… see we have these drums and guitars going and your little miniature solos all in the right place and everything on Truckload of Trouble runs like lazy hazy clockwork, but your singing is over there, and we are over here. I mean, after a while it totally clicks, and I can tell you are not one of those dudes that is trying to sound bad or derail his own song for conceptual reasons or anything.
Oh, and while we are at it, the melody is here and you are right next to it…