Thursday, February 28, 2008

"Brian, Can You Please Try to Distract This Idiot By Playing That Flute Really Loudly?"*

Happy Birthday, Brian Jones.

The heartbreak mix: Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach, Painted From Memory; Golden Palominos, This is How it Feels; Chet Baker Sings; Lloyd Cole, Don't Get Weird on Me, Babe; and the second disc from Best of Todd Rundgren.

And then Izzat Love? comes on, and you bang your forehead against the steering wheel.

And here I thought that there could be no greater reason than her performance in Orlando to love Tilda Swinton more.

*This story about Brian Jones on Fairly OddParents has GOT to be apocryphal. You know different, you write me.

Photo: Nico and Brian at Monterey. Don't know where it came from; folks all over are using w/o attribution.

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