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From the Kitsch List - MacArthur Park

In flipping through my playlist the other day I revisited my So Crap They're Good file - a kitsch list of those songs that could by any reasonable assessment be judged as pretty awful yet still having some measure of merit whether it be a catchy riff, a nostalgic reminder of past times, unintentionally hilarious lyrics or simply an outrageous example of "fuck the consequences let's record this shite!" So Crap They're Good covers all genres - it's not the style it's the delivery. They have to be catchy and like 60s Japanese horror movies or a balding man's comb-over they have to raise a condescending yet amused smile.

For the full diatribe go to Perfect Sound Forever online music magazine

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