Full Thorns of Life Gilman Street Set Now on MP3


Anybody know who took this Blake photo that’s on Exclaim? Credit: Chrissy Piper

The Unlikely Words blog sends along a full recording of Thorns of Life’s recent show at Gilman Street in San Francisco. Aaron notes that “the sound quality isn’t the best,” but the fact is, this bootleg sounds way better than literally any of the YouTube clips out there. Making this the most high fidelity document out there. Plus: song titles! Although some appear to be wrong–“I Hate New York,” say, isn’t nearly as poetic as “New York’s Giving Me the Creeps,” the real name of that song. But I’m not complaining. I do continue to feel terrible about this. As far as I’m concerned, this is perfect thing we were owed, but I understand the sentiment–really.

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