I posted the Elvis Costello version of this awhile back, but I think I prefer the Bangles cover better; it’s faster, poppier (Harmony vocals! Handclaps!) and seems oddly more fitting considering the song’s origins – it was originally intended for a modern attempt at a Monkees TV show in which an all-female band would have pop hi-jinks on a weekly basis, with new material each week from a group of songwriters that would include Costello. Somehow, with that in mind, the Bangles claiming the song feels appropriate.
For @kierongillen and @mckelvie, for obvious reasons. (Good last issue, there.)
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This still feels like a missing part of the Oasis DNA, somehow.
When the Move got “heavy,” it was remarkably fun. “Turn the volume up until you blow the speaker cone/Hey, Mr. Judge, you got to give your dog a bone,” and so on.
So overblown, so wonderful. (Especially when you compare it to their original version.)