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I can see clearly – Screeching Weasel

A band couldn’t get away with doing this now. Maybe a band still in high school, thinking themselves clever, keeping it to themselves in a garage, their mum saying “i like this one” every time they play it. I’m sure bands still do the turning an old song into a punk one thing, to varying degrees of ironic detachment. It’s a rite of passage. A boring one. Do they still make those Punk Goes ______ compilations? Anyway, a band as big as Screeching Weasel, putting it on an album no less? It’s hard to even play this song (as in putting needle to the record) lest someone else hear it. It’s not as bad as their cover of You Are My Sunshine.

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