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Jam of…the Wednesday: Underwhelmed

February 3, 2010


Sloan's Underwhelmed makes Frumpzilla's Jam of the Wednesday

So it’s Wednesday, and it’s time to JAM (contemporarily, or something).  Today we bring you a jam from one of my (Ciaran’s) all time favorite bands; a little indie group out of Halifax, Nova Scotia that goes by the name of “Sloan.”  If it were up to me, I’d make sure the entire Frumpzilla community was Sloaned to hell, but, alas, I have no desire to hog our Jam of the Wednesday feature.

With that in mind, I’m just offering you Sloan’s first (and arguably only) “hit” south of the border.  If you appreciate clever, tongue-in-cheek lyrics (and puns), you’ll enjoy it.  If, moreover, you enjoy that classic story of being irretrievably into a girl (or guy, I guess) that you ultimately realize is just not that into you, you’ll love it.

Here’s 1992’s Underwhelmed (it’s actually not a word (Chris Murphy looked it up)).  Sloan’s sound evolved rather drastically after this (for the better, somewhat, in my opinion), but this still ranks as one of their (and the 90’s) all-time classic jams…

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