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Re: Matt and Chris Murphy
- Subject: Re: Matt and Chris Murphy
- From: Claire Rillie <f54cr\!/morgan.ucs.mun.ca>
- Date: Fri, 23 Feb 1996 09:18:27 -0330 (NST)
On Fri, 23 Feb 1996, Roderick Affleck wrote:
> > Here's a question thats probably been asked a million times: Are Chris
> > Murphy and Matt Murphy related?
> Read the Bible, man. We're all related.
> And although I'm a day late on the discussion, I thought I'd add my 22 cents
> to the hotshit post 'mood ring' debate.
> The tape is terrible and they have every right to be embarrassed about it.
> There's maybe one song on it that I like, the rest of the songs put me to
> sleep they are so boring. But it's a good example of how the band sounded
> at the time. i remember seeing them at the Cafe hOle back in 1993 and I
> was thinking "man, these guys are shit! They'll never go anywhere". Nirvana
> did it better and they did it first. Personally I'm glad they've changed
> their sound so much. Ever since they released '...smooth things over'
> they've been one of the better bands in atlantic canada. Unlike most bands
> that just stick to their same formula for years, they're willing to try
> new things.
> roderick affleck
boy, are you ever wrong! you call their new "i wanna be a mixture between
joe jackson and elvis costello" stuff not boring? their new stuff is mega
lullaby material... but i like the new stuff too, it's prettier than the
older stuff, a little more musically sensitive i think (sorry if that
sounds really corny)... but boy oh boy, they were never "shit".