Aug 3 2010

And I even like the Mates of State.

Mates Of State cover The Replacements

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Tue Aug 3, 2010 at 10:02 pm · ·

different…I like the fast part but not the slow part…it just drags and drags…

Some Guy

Wed Aug 4, 2010 at 2:07 pm · ·

Yeah, I like when bands try something different with a cover tune to make it their own, but sometimes you can overthink it. I was bummed Superchunk passed on it.


Thu Aug 5, 2010 at 10:56 am · ·

They had me in the beginning but the lost me at the break down. It reminded me of a bad lounge act at times or that Will Ferrell bit on SNL where they were they singing duo. Too bad – it had potential too.

j eastman

Mon Aug 9, 2010 at 12:12 pm · ·

Very disappointing.


Wed Aug 11, 2010 at 12:40 pm · ·

props for the deconstruction, but trying to fill Tommy’s bass line with that trumpet kills it…


Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 11:15 am · ·

I liked it at first but the chorus is a disaster. Nice try. Next!


Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 9:21 pm · ·

I threw up a little.

Brendan McLaughlin

Wed Aug 18, 2010 at 12:13 pm · ·

For me it was cool to see Todd Barry, one of my favorite comics, play drums on one of my favorite songs. But I agree – the slow chorus just sounds shitty and forced.


Thu Aug 19, 2010 at 10:27 pm · ·

It’s hard to cover the world’s best/ worst cover band.


Sat Aug 21, 2010 at 11:49 am · ·

just terrible. Awful band who display just how crappy they are but deciding to add the slow chorus.

Some Guy

Thu Sep 2, 2010 at 1:04 pm · ·

For a better Mats’ “cover,” check out the cover of this month’s Filter magazine:


Sat May 21, 2011 at 5:41 pm · ·

Like a Partridge Family cover, lacking in any intensity whatsoever…during the verse and then this whacked PROG chorus….horrid IMO.

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