>all of these beatles comparisons are so fucking futile give it a rest! >if you can't make a definitive distinction between the two then stop >listening to music. > Amen to that. What's past has passed. That's not to say the Beatles weren't a great band, just that, to be cliched, "that was then...". We should concentrate on what Sloan is doing now, not who they've decided to footnote. Geneyus.