16/30 art pop singer-songwriter

bc camplight – the last rotation of earth

TLROE’s loudmouth irony dwarfs its heartfelt instrumentals to make both feel inane.

29/30 art pop indie/alternative revisited review rock

they might be giants – lincoln (1988)

Bad comedians are dumb. Average comedians are smart. The best comedians play the dork while being one step ahead of everyone else. On their breakout record, TMBG performed under a goofy decorative layer and expounded a love for the theatrical. ‘Lincoln’ features some of the most arrestingly artful songwriting of the 80s (particularly the scarecrow […]