Posts Tagged ‘violent femmes’

in a fit of tongue in the cheek mixed with cross-covering , the Violent Femmes launched a cover version of Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy”.

Following Gnarls Barkley’s wildly popular cover of the Violent Femmes’ “Gone Daddy, Gone” this shows great bands play great songs, whether they are coves or originals.


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sunday breakfast tunes

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Starting your sunday morning to the sound of the Violent FemmesAdd It Up [1983-1993] record.
Ahh, what a bliss!
Together with the early winter sun this really makes my day.

The fact that it has all of the classics of the Femmes earlier period on it, makes it even better.
Their seemingly uncomplex songs which a rich structure underneath are a joy for the ear and bring about them that feelgood feeling which makes it all the more enjoyable.

If you don’t know them yet, check them out on the inevitable myspace : www.myspace.com/pleasedonotgo

update: and off course some moving pictures from youtube : Gone Daddy Gone and Add It Up (live on 120 minutes)

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