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Violent Femmes — Violent Femmes and Ben Folds at Pier 17, NYC, August 2019

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Violent Femmes and Ben Folds at Pier 17, NYC, August 2019
Observatory OC, May 8, 2016



Interviews

May 24, 2021

As soon as the bouncy guitar riff from Violent Femmes’ enduring pop hit, “Blister in the Sun,” comes on the stereo, likely you’re immediately boosted into a good mood. Then the childlike snare drums clap and the helium-like singing voice of the band’s frontman, Gordon Gano, comes in and the melody-induced grin on your face is complete. But how did that song come about? Why did Gano first write it? More


Reviews

Jul 28, 2021

Aside from their classic 1982 debut album, this best of could arguably be called the definitive Violent Femmes collection. Originally appearing in 1993 on CD and cassette and only available on vinyl in Greece, 2021 sees the first ever vinyl reissue, on black and several colored variants. More