Someone went through the trouble to change REM’s opus Losing My Religion from a minor key to a major key, giving the iconic song a whole new feeling. We’re not exactly sure what prompted them to go through the trouble, but it’s definitely an interesting listen.
I’m floating on a cheery, peacefully slow-moving river in the shade because I’m listening to Real Estate’s new release, Days. Early REM. Remnants, Feelies-ish guitar picking and other hints of mid-late 80s awesomeness abound on the 10 song album from these New Jersey tune craftsmen. Keep an ear on this band. [audio:http://www.theyellowstereo.com/Graboid/Real%20Estate%20-%20Green%20Aisles.mp3]
This clip from way back in the day (before Justin Beiber was even a twinkle in his parents’ eyes) shows just how creative you can get with a killer pop hook, an awkwardly compelling frontman, and a healthy dose of imagination. More please.