Rock-N-Roll Tea Cups and Heirloom Sweaters

(Continue to rest in peace, Pete de Freitas)

Never forget that this…

And this…

Is just this:

Also, note the absence of cymbals. At the apex of heavy metal pounding, who else would think to play an entire album with brushes.

Ok, I’ll spell it out for you… I like Radiohead, I think Coldplay has over-extended themselves, but they should both give an appreciative nod to Echo and the Bunnymen. Ocean Rain holds up and still sounds fresh 25 years later. The Bunnymen’s drummer died in a motorcycle accident shortly after recording it. Echo & The Bunnymen are back performing.

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