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Left of the dial – The Replacements

A measure of me that this is my favourite Replacements song. Honestly, it’s one of the few i’ve actually heard. Heresy. I’m more familiar with Let’s Active, to which Left of the Dial is a love song for the drummer or bassist apparently. Goes to show how cool i am, better versed with a wussy power pop band with connections to R.E.M. than with those irreproachable lords of alcohol-fuelled, alternative guitar rock, the Replacements. So befitting. I should be ashamed. I assure you, me being wary of delving into their catalogue offers no measure of proportion between the coalition of alcohol and the Replacements and my offhand straight edgedness. I just haven’t gotten around to it yet. The cover to Let It Be is one of my favourite album covers. I couldn’t tell you about the songs inside.

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