#musicmonday : Swans – Better Than You

Swans 2010 by Marcin Kutera

Computer’s still on the blink. Haven’t slept a wink after Princess Pickle was teething last night, and woke up about every hour, whimpering with pain, and wouldn’t settle until I held her hand until she drifted back to sleep. She refused her breakfast, and I tried to spoon it in anyway – big mistake – she vomited up one teaspoon of rice and several ounces of drool and phlegm. Oh, and my bus was diverted for roadworks, so I was late in at my first day back at work.

This song is pretty much the only thing about today that doesn’t completely suck

I’ve never been much of a fan of Swans. Their brutal, turgid style of doom and gloom has never really done it for me, and always left me feeling twice as miserable as when I started.

This song, though, makes me smile.



Perhaps it’s because it reminds me of Coterie, by Levitation. Perhaps it’s just because it’s something you could reasonably hum.

Good song, anyway.


By Princess Stomper Posted in Music Tagged

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