(First off, a new dream cover just occurred to me: The Smiths doing Del Shannon’s “Runaway.”)
I’m sometimes so behind the times I’m prehistoric, but dammit, I was way early being onto the unfortunate popularity of the National, oh, back on May 7.
Sure, I compared them to another pedestrian band of the early nineties, for personal kicks, but I also did point out “Abel” hews closely to other songs long recorded beforehand.
And now the debate has broken open. And spreading.
Yeah. Send the credit to my imaginary credit bank. Which gets robbed monthly.