Thursday, July 8, 2010
Earworm: Violent School
The Dead Milkmen were one of the first bands that I got into in the mixtape days of the sixth grade. Their goofy lyrics and high-energy shouting called out to my 12-year-old self often, and my parents hated it. The Milkmen provided the soundtrack to many a long drive in the car, playing through those big, puffy, orange headphones that came with my cassette Walkman in the 1980s. "Violent School" came from 1985's Big Lizard in My Back Yard. I wore that tape out.