parlando playlist #29: the handsome family - 24-hour store [2003]

Posted on October 13th, 2013 by Scraps.
Categories: Music, Parlando Playlist.

Written by Rennie Sparks, lead vocal by Brett Sparks, "24-Hour Store" is from the Handsome Family's sixth's album, Singing Bones.
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4 comments.

Anonymous

Comment on October 14th, 2013.

Hey, all right! This is the first song I actually know from this fascinating playlist. Now I feel like one of the cool kids! - Michael Bird (N. Chief)

Scraps

Comment on October 14th, 2013.

Well all right!

Gavin

Comment on October 20th, 2013.

Wow, that's not what I expected--I always believed that the Handsome Family was glammish power pop.

I liked that, though--sounds like it could be on the soundtrack to a Coen Bros movie.

Scraps

Comment on October 20th, 2013.

The Coen Bros should!

That's very much Handsome Family. Rennie Sparks writes spooky lyrics, Brett sings chillingly (& wonderfully, I think); a kind of ghost-town Americana.

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