Thursday, March 24, 2011

The Dead Milkmen saved my ass in a "Tiny Town"

One thing that has continually brought me joy this week is finally having probably the first punk rock album I ever heard again, "Big Lizard in My Backyard" by the Dead Milkmen. Listening to it again, I realize what a huge effect it had on my lyrics, bass playing, and general attitude. I spent ages writing down lyrics and singing along to some of these songs with my friends. Like "Tiny Town" or most definitely, "Bitchin' Camaro!" and each song I hear I like even more than before. Sometimes the guitar sounds way out of tune even. But it's the best! :) I might have to learn a song on accordion even! They also had accordion on their song "Punk Rock Girl"!
-Julie the Bruce

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