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Song of the Day (10/22/09) October 22, 2009

Posted by monty in music.
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In a previous Song of the Day, I wrote that shoegaze was probably my favorite genre of music.  Coming in a close second is the jangly, guitar-driven stuff popularized by the C-86 movement in mid-80’s Britain.  Imagine my excitement when I discovered Velocity Girl, a band that magically combines the best of best worlds.  Lasting just long enough to record three killer albums, the band floated hyper-catchy, saccharine melodies over fuzzy, noisy guitars.  They enjoyed modest success as part of the college-radio boom of the mid-90’s, but imploded shortly after the release of their third album.  This song, “Crazy Town,” comes from their 1993 debut, Copacetic:

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