Music Mo'nday: Dec. 19 Shopping Edition
Songs to shop your head off to
By Rob Cohen, 9:37AM, Sun. Dec. 18, 2011
Hey, last minute consumers! Here are some of our favorite songs about money and the horror of shopping!
"Spend, Spend, Spend" - The Slits
Ari Up joyfully denounces shopping as therapy.
"Nothing (But Flowers)" - Talking Heads
In Byrne's future fantasia, nature engulfs the material world. One can only dream.
"Broken Household Appliance National Forest"- Grandaddy
In Byrne's post-ecopolypse world there is a magical forest where all the shit you buy has outlived you.
"Foldin' Money" - Tommy Blake
Rockabilly Blake laments the bill that never ends, love. I would not know of this great song without hearing a rollicking cover by my favorite punk band The Fall.
"Gimme Some Money" - Spinal Tap
Is there even room for dollar bills with that cucumber in your underwear?
"Fairytale in the Supermarket" – The Raincoats
"Automatic Door" - The Bell Riots
These quirky local rockers know the carnage of retail firsthand, from experience working at Circuit City.
Local Top Faggy Fives
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" - Mariah Carey
"No More Words" - Berlin
"Karn Evil 9" - Emerson Lake and Palmer
"Red Water (Christmas Mourning)" - Type O Negative
"Closer" - Nine Inch Nails
"Barracuda" - Heart
"Holiday (Dope Xxxmas)" - Lizzi Bougatsos (Feat. Josh Diamond)
"Heartbreaker" - Steve Aoki (Feat. Lovefoxxx)
"Born To Lose" - Sleigh Bells
"Headcage" - Matthew Dear
"Conclusion" - C & C Music Factory
Thanks for reading. Happy ho-lidays and merry XXXmas from me and the Gay Place.