As a belated rejoinder to Joe Carter’s article on music celebrating abusive relationships, I thought I’d post this:
I think The Crystal’s were pretty clearly rationalizing an abusive relationship (“If he didn’t care for me, I could have never made him mad. But he hit me, And I was glad”). But it’s still a really great song.
And here’s some Belle & Sebastian:
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