As any reader will quickly notice, I’m mostly interested in the music on YouTube as a vast store of oddities, like the Wikipedia pages on marine invertebrates (see e.g. this), or this collection of medieval doodlings, rather than because I’m interested in the music for its own sake.

So, here is another such oddity:



The interesting thing is that this is expressing nostalgia (albeit less-than-straightforward nostalgia) for a group that were themselves peddlers in nostalgia for a yet earlier time. I know it doesn’t really work like this, but you might think there’s a sort of emotional inconsistency in counting among the most golden parts of a particular era a band who expressly would rather have lived 20 years earlier instead.

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