Tuesday, June 09, 2009

One for the Pavement fans

If you troll the music or Matador sites you might have seen the Date With Ikea contest. Essentially you proposed why needed it and then you got a trip to Ikea. This is to promote the re-release of Brighten the Corners in the Brighten the Corners: Nicene Creedence Ed. Like previous re-releases it has a disc plus of B-sides, live tracks and desiderata. If you have a lot of money to burn, consider the gatefold LP version which has yet more songs.

Anyway, Stereogum linked to this video of Bob Nastanovich taking the nice young winner to Ikea. Seems a friendly sort, no?

Brighten the Corners is not always on the list of latter day fans. Here is Shady Lane which has my absolute favorite Pavement lyric:

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