What matters to me musically NOW?
That shit was complicated….
This shit ….is simple….MY TOP 5 PUNK ROCK RECORDINGS.
THAT RIFF! Sultry, Probing, Angry, Sexy, Disgusted, Tired, TRUTH….
I recently read that “Pretty Vacant” by the Sex Pistols was directly inspired by this song.
I’ve endured psychotherapy and have had true friends kindly listen to my reenactments of violent, akward scenes but this song/line healed me in a way that $30,000.00 of therapy never could. That line is the best description of denial out of necessity that I’ve ever heard.
Lyrically unadulterated, metaphysical, understanding.
“…The eyes of a horse “- Junkies are poetic. Listening to this song is like French kissing an electric fence….Uncomfortable ..and, enlightening.
A lovely, lonesome, ANTHEM I now assign to #17 on my cerebral soundtrack, reminding me of simpler times and a dirty motel room, called Home.
one of my favorite “FUCK YEAH!” moments…. Written specifically for the 1980 Bay Area Music Awards with the overt intention of sticking it in the face of so many record label executives attending.
“Is my cock big enough ,Is my brain small enough ,For you to make me a star. Give me a toot, I'll sell you my soul ,Pull my strings and I'll go far!”
Let us not forget the bitch slap served piping hot to the new wave mainstream band “The Knack“.
“Drool, drool, drool, drool, drool - My Pay-ola
Drool, drool, drool, drool, drool - My Pay-ola”
…….. SWISH!!! Game Point!
They were never invited back.