7 thoughts on “tUnE-yArDs – Gangsta”

  1. O.k. Here's one from 2011. More Like Them from Lydia Loveless. I just know AMR will approve.

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RplKjNbHDyE

  2. So that's what a song written from the point-of-view of a Siren would sound like.
    I don't hate it like the 4-star consensus, but I would have given it 5 more stars if Colin Stetson would have been playing one of the saxophones. For eleven stars.

    Also, I refuse to give in to the tyranny of alternate-capitalization titling. The band's name to me is Tune-Yards, the album is Whokill. Much like how the 2010 album from M.I.A. was Maya, not /\/\ /\ Y /\. Also, as she didn't put the full poem on the spine of her CD, Fiona Apple's second album is titled When the Pawn....

    1. Dido to all of this, except the "I don't hate it like the 4-star consensus". I guess I don't think of my 4-star rating as 'hate', just 'mild disinterest' (I did mention tuNeYARds as one of the things I didn't "get" in 2011 over at the blog).

      1. Note to self: Need to get to the blog.
        Today, I guess I consider anything under a five to be something disliked, something preferred avoided.
        To be honest, I may have said something different as recently as last week.
        My rating was partially reflecting "Oh, that's interesting" with as many different readings as possible, including the pejorative that I believe Garrison Keillor demonstrated comes from Minnesotans.

        But, yeah, "Hate" may not be right.

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