“Fell In Love With A Girl” by The White Stripes (2001)

I discovered The White Stripes through MTV-while watching the 2002 Video Music Awards, to be exact. It was right around the time all of the “The” bands were super big-The Hives, The Strokes, The Vines, The White Stripes. I already knew about The Strokes, but that night introduced me to the other three bands and… Read More “Fell In Love With A Girl” by The White Stripes (2001)

“Bang And Blame” by R.E.M. (1994)

From my brief initial period of MTV ownership (fall ‘94-summer ‘96?), here’s the second single from R.E.M.’s Monster. It’s unusually seductive (for them), with a brooding lead vocal by Michael Stipe and a bass/drum rumble from Mike Mills and Bill Berry. Stipe’s sister Lynda provides the female background vocals. Monster’s kind of a divisive album,… Read More “Bang And Blame” by R.E.M. (1994)