Music/Popular Culture

What bands do you miss? (It’s a fastidious and precise Saturday Video Roundup, bitches.)

Sometimes bands we love break up. Or someone dies. Or … maybe they just slide from relevance. If you’re like me, there are a lot of acts who fit this description. I miss Space Team Electra so bad it hurts, for instance. REM faded away more or less gracefully, but still I long for 1984.

Here are some bands and solo artists I miss. Feel free to chime in with your own in the comments.

First, Lush.

Then there’s Catherine Wheel, one of my favorite bands of all time, with a sort of apropos of nothing video for my favorite song.

How about my second favorite band of all time? And my favorite song by them, for reasons that are clear to those who know me well.

And my first love. This is the first song of theirs I ever heard.

One more. Wish you were here, Warren.

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  1. Sam: Agreed on all of those, great selections. I also miss XTC, Frank Zappa, Joe Zawinul, The Cavedogs, Jellyfish, Cocteau Twins, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jeff Buckley.