Sunday, December 12, 2004

The letter.

I sent this comment to not knowing he would use it in The Sun-Times:

Readers have lots to say about U2, Avril

December 10, 2004

Rock 'n' roll is at its best when it's a spirited discourse between people who care passionately about the music. It's time once again for this column to dip into the mail bag to sample the recent feedback from readers and fellow music lovers.

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Jim: I'm glad someone else thinks the Pixies never made that one truly great record. [Nov. 7] Their legend is based on the personal mythos of Black Francis, the cliched band infighting, and their greatness as a live band -- on your alternative list I think they're only bettered by Husker Du.

George Evans Light

All lovers of things contrarian should check out his book, Kill Your Idols.

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