It’s always confounding as to whether or not you use “the” in front of a band’s name. That is the case for Counting Crows, XTC, Carpenters, Talking Heads, Eagles, Lemonheads (but not always), Pixies, Buzzcocks, and countless other pretentious bands. I’m not saying pretentious like it’s a bad thing, unless you think attempting to impress by affecting greater importance, talent, culture, etc., than is actually possessed is a bad thing.
This is another entry whence two songs, sometimes, three, four, five, rarely six, become one. The kids call it the mash up. In fact, I call it the mash up. Yet, I am not the kids.
I must confess, I am miffed by the absence of “Prompt Of The Day” from the host of this blog, WordPress.com. What the hell is up with that?
To paraphrase Francis Bacon, or his doppelgänger, “Hope is a good breakfast, but an ill supper.” Apparently he had no idea what constitutes a good meal. Who eats hope? Hope is composed of empty tasteless calories. In fact, I’ll go as far as to say, his tongue was a complete dolt.
Here is an example of conflict and complication in this country. The animals have become so racially insensitive. I saw a goose Hitler-stepping in front of a Jewish retirement center.