I miss the Thompson Twins so much I could just cry
Maybe I'm exaggerating, just a ton. But seeing the Ting Tings play at SXSW today, I got drawn way back to the music of my youth. It's poppy, poppy pop of the 'Don't bore us, get to the chorus!' school -- fun for sure, catchy as heck, and all about nothing. But that's OK, right? Maybe not.Â Well, judge for yourself. Here's a song clip from today:
So here’s the question -- what makes a good song? A good band?
Is this good music? Is this good songwriting?
That’s what we’re discussing here.
FUV Music Director Rita Houston loves it. I’m not so sure.
Am I being too harsh a judge for a teenager of the 80s? Or is that why I’m not interested in stuffing my ears with cotton candy?
How about you?