The Rich Girls Are Weeping

21 June 2007


Variation Two of A Prelude to Interpol's Our Love To Admire: No Trendy Réchauffé (see yesterday's post for the (cranky) introduction).

[ré·chauf·fé -- n. 1. Warmed leftover food; 2.Old material reworked or rehashed. [French, past participle of réchauffer, to reheat, warm over, from Old French rechaufer : re-, re- + echaufer, to warm (from Vulgar Latin *excalefāre : Latin ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + Latin calefacere, to warm; see chafe).]

The Velvet Underground -- Venus in Furs

from The Velvet Underground and Nico
The Velvets set the aesthetic imperative.

Robert Johnson -- Hellhound On My Tail
from Cross Road Blues
After you've sold your soul, all you can sing is the blues.

The Vaselines -- Jesus Wants Me For a Sunbeam

from The Way Of The Vaselines - A Complete History
Then again, you can't miss what you never had -- right?

Nina Simone -- Tell Me More And Then Some

from After Hours
You spin such pretty stories that all end up as lies.

Depeche Mode -- The Things You Said

from Music for the Masses
And yet I always believe every word you say.

Windsor For The Derby - The Melody Of A Fallen Tree

from We Fight Till Death
Rhetorical question: If a tree falls in a forest and no one... Oh, never mind.

Mission of Burma -- All World Cowboy Romance

From Signals, Calls & Marches

Sometimes I think we might have a chance.

The Smiths -- That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore

from
Meat is Murder
And yet, "I've seen this happen in other people's lives, now it's happening in mine."

Iggy Pop -- Nightclubbing
from The Idiot
And then he had the nerve to say: "Let me buy that for you ... I'm very rich."

Wolfgang Press -- Longtimes
from the Raintime EP
Redux: Everyone at this party has dead eyes. I want to go home.

The Libertines -- Can't Stand Me Now

from The Libertines
And I'll say it again...

Unitard -- Year To Be Hated

from Yes New York
...it's better when you're sleeping. Or just not here at all.

The National -- About Today

from Cherry Tree EP
But it would have made a difference if you'd just taken the time to ask.

Nick Drake -- Pink Moon

from Pink Moon
Care to take another drive?

The Church -- Under The Milky Way
from Starfish
We can take the good mix CDs.

David Bowie -- Strangers When We Meet
from The Buddha of Suburbia Soundtrack
And not talk for hours.

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

some damned great songs there, rich girls

Saturday, June 23, 2007 2:12:00 PM  
Blogger Ryan of the RSL blog said...

Brilliant song listing. You might have just gained a regular reader. Cheers.

Thursday, July 05, 2007 12:28:00 AM  

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