"4th of July" has a melody in it that I SWEAR I've heard Tom Petty do but I can't pinpoint it. It might be my brain tricking me. To Find a Friend has some stuff that is somewhat close so that might be what I'm hearing but man, when I first heard that Sufjan melody (specifically the melody on the line "Well you do enough talk, my little hawk", etc) I immediately thought Tom Petty Wildflowers.
It's the last Noah's ark, so everything has got to fit.
I paid a lotta $$$ to see Sufjan at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans a month or so ago.
Last time I saw Sufjan it was one of the best live shows I'd ever seen.
It was so depressing and self-indulgent I don't think I'll listen to him for a real long time. You are a performer man. We all have our sadness. Quit harshing my mellow! You aren't fuckin' Dashboard Confessional in 2001!
For about ten minutes the coda, "We're all gonna die," was repeated ad nauseum. I got up to leave and smoke.
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