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Re: Femmes

From: <mason_at_mac.com>
Date: Wed 30 Oct 2002 - 10:31:19 PST


The Femmes have actually been touring, nearly non-stop, for the past 20 years. It's not like they were short on cash and decided to get back together.

I'll concede their last few albums haven't been very good, But "Why Do Birds Sing?" is still a decent listen. And their live shows are great. I've probably seen then six or seven times in the last ten years, and I think they've gotten better with age. Well, as long and Brian Richey doesn't get too out of hand.

  • Mason

On Wednesday, October 30, 2002, at 01:19 PM, VerveNet@aol.com wrote:

> You actually went to see the Violent Femmes? Pul-leaze. Okay, I'm
> first to
> admit their debut album was one of the best of the 1980s, but that was
> what,
> 20 years ago? I dunno...kind of like going to see the Sex Pistols
> reunion
> tour.
>
> Not that I wouldn't be the first in line for a Husker Du reunion, say,
> but
> you've gotta really be obsessed to get past the contrivance factor of
> these
> kinds of shows.
>
>
> - PS
> Boston MA
>
Received on Wed, 30 Oct 2002 13:31:19 -0500

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