By Gili Malinsky
By Bob Ruggiero
By Hilary Hughes
By Peter Gerstenzang
By David R. Adler
By Devon Maloney
By Brian McManus
By Jessica Hopper
SYNOPSIS "Yes, yes, it gets worse," he says. And what follows is the proof. Which this time isonce againnot in the pudding but in the tunage. Can it get worser still? Probably. Wait and see, kiddies.
NEXT WEEK: Surprise!
Playlist for Episode 31
"The Next Question" by Urban Verbs from Urban Verbs (Wounded Bird, 2003)
Less annoying than related band Talking Heads, and sadly less popular. Thanks, Carl!
"All the Young People of Today" by Eurythmics from In the Garden (RCA, 1981)
She speaketh the truth.
"Rumors" by Johnny Crawford from Rumors (Collectors Choice, 2004)
What are words worth, anyhow. We almost played a Siouxsie & Co track, but this was somehow ever more painful. But we're tough and we can take it.
"Dimstar" by Gay Dad from Leisure Noise (Sire, 1999)
Mostly boring, cynical britplop for boring, cynical consumers of britplop. Save for this track, which we love. And the Peter Saville cover: Oh, cyan! Why wasn't there ever a parody band called Adult Children of Asian-American Lesbian Chainsmokers?
"Winston's Diary" by Eurythmics from 1984 (For The Love Of Big Brother)(Disky, 2001)
If we could get away with it, we'd just play this soundtrack over and over for every episode until they came and led us quietly away to that special place they eventually take people like us.
"Death of a Ladies' Man" by Leonard Cohen from Death of a Ladies' Man(Sony, 1977)
He's another one we don't much care for here in the Treehouse. But sometimes we do. And we're all about the exceptions, yes?