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Tears Don’t Matter Much

Tears don’t matter much – Lucero

There are things in Lucero that i out and out reject in my life, but i do not doubt that for some people Lucero might be the most important thing in theirs. It’s not my wish to begrudge them. … However… Remember that Kill The Man Who Questions critique on Kiss the Bottle? Not only did Lucero cover Kiss the Bottle, they built their whole band philosophy around it, every damaging thing romanticised and every affectation checked. It might be sincere, it might be authentic, but it is not country music – it is punk, the music of privilege, of picking, choosing and leaving behind. I bet they have tattoos.

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