Song 13 Violent Femmes

Violent Femmes - Good Feeling, 1983

'Vague sketch of a fantasy, laughing at the sunrise, like he's been up all night. Oh, slipping and sliding - what a good time, but now I have to find a bed, that can take this weight...' Don't you wish you could program a soundtrack into your book's pages - like one of those musical cards, but less annoying? Because I want this one for Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World so &*%$ing much! Oh, well. While I'm waiting for the technology to catch up, I'll just tell you to come back to the site when you're at Chapter 18 and play this song. Deal? In the meantime, let the memories of stumbling home through the dawn after a late-night party and wondering what it all means wash over you. And if this is actually how you spent your most recent Friday night/Saturday morning, then...I'm jealous. No video this time, just the cover of the band's iconic first album - an image I never saw until years after I'd memorised these songs - like everyone else in the world, my copy was a tape of a tape of a tape. How did the Femmes ever make a cent off of this one?  

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