Tuesday, December 30, 2008

December 30, 2008: The Go-Betweens - "Streets of Your Town"

I had the Go-Betweens stuck in my head all day today. Somebody sold a copy of their 1988 CD 16 Lovers Lane to my store and, it being my personal favorite Go-Betweens album, I spun it no less than two times during my shift.

"Streets of Your Town" was penned by Grant McLennan, who teamed with Robert Forster to form the core of the Australian band. McLennan tragically died of a heart attack at the age of 48 in 2006. This year, Forster released his first solo album since his songwriting partner's death. The Evangelist was one of the finest albums of 2008.


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