Monday, April 13, 2009

she's a frozen fire

The Cars - Candy-O
(listen) I woke up humming "Let's Go" which I think has to be a good sign.

Sparks is a band about which I read something every three months or so and think, "I should go back and really listen to them" and never do. So here in the absence of a mention is their heretofore unexplored 1972 milestone Kimono My House (listen) and it strikes me as ABBA approximated by plastic robots, hastily programmed ages ago by a dying Edith Piaf, afraid that her contributions to the art of song would disappear.

That line of musing means it is time for Les Rita Mitsouko! (listen) Allons!

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