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Re: (TV) Quotes About Television
nick's post earlier wherein hitchcock is quoted as saying rew ruined the
band is really both obnoxious & funny cos without rew, i'd have to say
hitchcock's a pretentious arch geek who churns out what he calls
"surrealism", but what i call high school "poetry" that is far more
bourgeois & obvious than the worst of dali's worst.
rew's guitars at least gave the shit some stench & bite.
Maurice Rickard wrote:
> At 5:19 PM +0100 5/29/00, Nick wrote:
> > As far as the Soft Boys goes they pretty much passed me by. I know
> >some on the
> > list are Hitchcock fans. Where is a good place to start?
> Rykodisc put out a CD reissue of _Underwater Moonlight_ with nearly a
> whole 'nother album's worth of bonus tracks. Highly
> recommended--great pseudo-psychedelic pop, with the twisted Hitchcock
> sensibility largely in place. For solo Hitchcock, _I Often Dream of
> Trains_ is a favorite of mine, with _Eye_ coming up a respectable
> second. The earlier Egyptians stuff is much better than the later,
> IMO, and the recent stuff is definitely promising. But definitely
> pick up _Moonlight_ and _Trains_--well worth it.
> Maurice Rickard
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