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By Christopher Gray, March 19, 2004, Music

Riddle Me This

A few questions for our visitors:

ATHENS, GA.: How cool is it that the B-52's are still dancing their mess around?

ATLANTA: Can't Lil Jon and the Ying Yang Twins sing about anything besides strippers?

AUSTRALIA: Is Jet really the best you can do?

CANADA: Why do your bands sound like either Broken Social Scene, the New Pornographers, or Nickelback?

CHICAGO: How can R. Kelly stand trial on kiddie-porn charges and be nominated for an NAACP Image Award?

DALLAS: Why haven't you taken more credit for Norah Jones?

DETROIT: If the White Stripes really aren't a couple, why isn't Jack White producing Dolly Parton's next album, too?

GREAT BRITAIN: The Darkness is OK, but when can we expect another Maiden or Priest?

HOLLYWOOD: Aren't Rooney and Maroon 5 just boy bands with guitars?

HOUSTON: How long before Beyoncé kicks Kelly and Michelle to the curb for good?

IRELAND: Could somebody please tell U2 to hurry up and finish their next album?

LOS ANGELES: Chinese Democracy? Hello?

MEMPHIS: Will Elvis ever not be cool?

NASHVILLE: How much do we all miss Johnny Cash already?

NEW YORK: Does anybody really believe Jay-Z is retiring?

OKLAHOMA CITY/DALLAS: How long before the Flaming Lips and the Polyphonic Spree go totally easy-listening?

PORTLAND: Will anyone besides music critics and lovesick college kids ever care about the Shins?

SAN ANTONIO: Can't Clear Channel create a roots-radio format for Wilco, Pat Green, and the Drive-by Truckers?

SEATTLE: What's the big deal about Death Cab for Cutie?

VIRGINIA BEACH: Are the Neptunes great producers or just great with Pro Tools?

Copyright © 2019 Austin Chronicle Corporation. All rights reserved.

The Austin Chronicle

https://www.austinchronicle.com/music/2004-03-19/202852/

TCB

By Christopher Gray, March 19, 2004, Music

Riddle Me This

A few questions for our visitors:

ATHENS, GA.: How cool is it that the B-52's are still dancing their mess around?

ATLANTA: Can't Lil Jon and the Ying Yang Twins sing about anything besides strippers?

AUSTRALIA: Is Jet really the best you can do?

CANADA: Why do your bands sound like either Broken Social Scene, the New Pornographers, or Nickelback?

CHICAGO: How can R. Kelly stand trial on kiddie-porn charges and be nominated for an NAACP Image Award?

DALLAS: Why haven't you taken more credit for Norah Jones?

DETROIT: If the White Stripes really aren't a couple, why isn't Jack White producing Dolly Parton's next album, too?

GREAT BRITAIN: The Darkness is OK, but when can we expect another Maiden or Priest?

HOLLYWOOD: Aren't Rooney and Maroon 5 just boy bands with guitars?

HOUSTON: How long before Beyoncé kicks Kelly and Michelle to the curb for good?

IRELAND: Could somebody please tell U2 to hurry up and finish their next album?

LOS ANGELES: Chinese Democracy? Hello?

MEMPHIS: Will Elvis ever not be cool?

NASHVILLE: How much do we all miss Johnny Cash already?

NEW YORK: Does anybody really believe Jay-Z is retiring?

OKLAHOMA CITY/DALLAS: How long before the Flaming Lips and the Polyphonic Spree go totally easy-listening?

PORTLAND: Will anyone besides music critics and lovesick college kids ever care about the Shins?

SAN ANTONIO: Can't Clear Channel create a roots-radio format for Wilco, Pat Green, and the Drive-by Truckers?

SEATTLE: What's the big deal about Death Cab for Cutie?

VIRGINIA BEACH: Are the Neptunes great producers or just great with Pro Tools?

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