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November 09, 2004

Music Selection 11/9/04

On suggestion: "Coin Operated Boy" by the Dresden Dolls. This is what happens when you let your kids listen to too much Brecht and Weill. I will note personally that I find the song works better accompanied by the video (high bandwidth | low bandwidth).

Posted by john at November 9, 2004 11:08 AM

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Rob Rummel-Hudson | November 9, 2004 08:18 PM

That's awesome. It reminds me a little of Little Jack Melody and his Young Turks, a group that is very much influenced by Kurt Weill.

Byron | November 10, 2004 12:44 AM

I like that album, and (according to reports from the girlfriend and others) the live show is pretty awesome as well---they play the whole Punk Cabaret thing to the hilt.

Weirdest thing: I actually heard it on the radio this weekend!

Paula Helm Murray | November 10, 2004 07:27 PM

Thank you for posting the video. I heard it on the radio coming home one night from our local Ren-Faire this season and came into the house singing it. Thank you big time.

Emily | November 10, 2004 08:08 PM

That entire album is actually one of my favorites right now. "Good Day" is another really good song from it (the first track).

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