Monthly Archives: October 2007

Anglo For Your Ear: Pulp’s “Underwear”

There’s “political” Jarvis Cocker, and then there’s “sexy” Jarvis Cocker. Those categories aren’t mutually exclusive, of course, as demonstrated by his former band’s best-known classic, …

Johnny Marr Gets Smiths Fans’ Hopes Up

Johnny Marr gives a sliver of hope that The Smiths will reform…someday: “It’s no biggy. Maybe we will in 10 or 15 years time when we all need to for whatever reasons, but right now Morrissey is doing his thing and …

Anglo For Your Ear: Nick Lowe’s “Cracking Up”

When I listen to this, I think, “Cheeky, Slightly Controversial Theme Song For Short-Lived ’80s Sitcom About a Neurotic Nebbish Played by Jon Lovitz.” You’ll hear what I mean in this clip from a 1979 performance …