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Here’s Big Black doing a scuzzed-out cover of Wire’s classic, ‘Heartbeat’. 

Precious.

Extra track (and a tacky badge!) — Classic, timeless tunes that really do matter.

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Unavoidably catchy, this song is a true gem straight from The Raincoats first album.

"I don’t know the books that you read…"

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I love these lyrics: "I’m weakening / Oh, I’m shaking and rattling everything / It scares the health out of me / It scares the health out of me”.

I remember the days when I sat in my room listening to Bodines and hoping to put a band together to take over the world.

Oh, the passing of time is killing me.

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NOUVELLE VAGUE, “Too Drunk To Fuck”, from their 2004 album Nouvelle Vague.

This is an outstanding rendering of Dead Kennedys’ classic Too Drunk To Fuck by Nouvelle Vague.  

And some people say beauty is dead.

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Burt Bacharach must be proud of his blatant influence over these groups of the so-called “chamber-pop”. This song, however, is a precious and delicate work of art. I like it a lot.
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THE LYRES, “Help You Ann”, from their 1981 album AHS: 1005.

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HALF JAPANESE, “Zombie Eye”, from their 1997 album Bone Head.

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