Colorado songwriter mixes obscenity and emotional heft with huge pop melodies
Looper : Who's Afraid of Y2K?
'[B]Who's Afraid..[/B].', a burbling singsong on the grave of the world's mainframes that makes up for in spirit what it lacks in subtlety.
does Keith Richards. Sometime Belle & Sebastian Stuart David doesn't,
and will be quite overjoyed when the whole of civilisation fizzes to a halt on New Year's morn, because it means we can build a bright
shiny new one from the spares.
'Let it burn' is the general gist
of Looper's 'Who's Afraid...', a burbling singsong on the grave
of the world's mainframes that makes up for in spirit what it lacks in subtlety.
As a rule, anti-millennium songs are only fractionally more palatable than anything released expressly because of the ticking over of a clock from 99 to 00. But you have to admire such a tender call to total anarchy. Plus, there's an intriguing Pulp remix of 'Up A Tree Again'
to use as a future ploughshare on here too.
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