Gen X Flashback

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So, reducing this series to only nineties music been kind of limiting. I’m re-branding it a Generation X Flashback, so I can include basically whatever I want from any decade. You got a problem with that? Wait till I start including books and stuff. That’ll learn’ ya!

Under the Milky Way – The Church

I’m a little embarrassed to say that this and “Reptile” are the only Church songs I really know.  “Under the Milky Way” is a great track to put on at the end of the night, when the high is wearing off, and your melancholic friends start gathering their things to leave.

Prison Sex – Tool

Remember when bands like Tool could be popular? This chugging track is quintessential nineties, back when music didn’t have to sound like it was selling body spray and videos could be truly experimental. “I have found some temporary sanity….

Radiation Vibe – Fountains of Wayne

Seven years before they were bangin’ Stacy’s Mom, Fountains of Wayne released their eponymous debut with killer tracks like “Leave the Biker” and this little ditty. Honestly, I think Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger are two of the most underappreciated songwriters in pop music.

3 Strange Days – School of Fish

Josh Clayton-Felt died young, but his Los Angeles based band “School of Fish” left us with this catchy piece of nineties psychedelia.

A Girl Like You – The Smithereens

The Smithereens were one part Beatles and two parts Monkees. Or something like that. Hey, that’s not an insult, The Monkees had some great songs, yo.



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