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
We can take the good mix CDs.
David Bowie -- Strangers When We Meet
from The Buddha of Suburbia Soundtrack
And not talk for hours.