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Re: SFZ Memories
i went to the show wiff super friendz and thrush hermit in june, and my
friend emily and i were singing along to the sfz songs so loud, that people
at the back of the tiny club could hear us. then when the whoa oh oh oh oh
part of karate man came ( we were still singing) matt stopped and said to
me, "wow, that sounds really nice" and invited my frend and i to sing along
with him, with out the band for the rest of the song. *sigh*
i thought i would die. it was sooooooo cool. aaaah.*cries*
> From: James Rocchi <james\!/electricvillage.com>
> To: sloannet\!/bluenose.canadaweb.com
> Subject: SFZ Memories
> Date: Friday, September 26, 1997 6:51 PM
> I remember hearing the opening of "Mock Up, Scale Down," and
> thinking, "This is really nice."
> How inextricably fixed the sound of "Whoah-ho-hohoho!" is in my mind.
> I remember Lil' Orton Hoggett and the 10-cent wings singing a song
> that went "Good Morning, America, How are you ..." While Jennifer Pierce
> looked on, singing along, emotions I can't describe visible on her face
> the 95 HPE.
> Same year, Matt in a tight-tight-tiny Grasshopper shirt for the SFZ
> set, doing repeated drum-set leaps until they went from enthusiastic to
> ironic and back again.
> Christmas 95, loaded, suit and tie at The Embassy in London,
> standing in the crowd with my jaw dropped listening to Up and Running and
> thinking "This is an amazing song, and I hope it still is when the liquor
> wear off." Forming a reflection of a remembrance that stayed with me for
> Late Spring, this year, getting an advance tape of Slide Show
> passed off to me by Michael Barclay of Id and knowing that yeah, it was.
> How ineffably sad "Traces of You" was. And is.
> James Rocchi
> Editor, GroovePlanet