Happy Fourth, everybody!
Up top, with tart harmonies and a Raymond Carver storytelling sensibility, X’s version of “4th of July”.
Next, blooming psychedelia and wry sad-sack lyrics (“I wrote a poem on a dog biscuit, and your dog refused to look at it”; “I decided to have a bed-in, but I forgot to invite anybody”):
Galaxie 500 – Fourth of July
Sorry about the goofy video, but this is the only one that had the superior single version of the song:
Comsat Angels – Independence Day
Presented without explanation or indeed, comprehension:
As far as I am concerned, you can never kick this movie hard or often enough:
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