After finally getting my top ten albums of 2008 done (boy, was that tough), I'm now able to go back to filling the blogosphere with half cocked attempts at thematic work, and generally moaning about little points in my life with accompanied by a suitably none-emo soundtrack. That said, I've precious little to whinge about at the moment, and in fact, one could say I'm the smuggest motherfucker in town. To accompany my feeling of uber-smugness the other day, I decided to begin listening to as much Arthur Russell as I could find in my collection. My obsession with the DFA mix of 'Springfield' is well documented, yet I've found myself drawn to his more downbeat material over the last few days, if anything to help bring my ego back down from the dizzying stratespheric heights it's been circling. Or maybe that's just arrogance? Whatever really. Fuck it.

MP3 Arthur Russell - This is how we walk on the moon

3 Responses to “Smugness.”

  1. # Blogger Diana Lyn

    but why so smug? are congrats in order? or did I miss that post?  

  2. # Blogger jonthebeef

    I'm just feeling a bit pleased with myself - possibly work and lady related.  

  3. # Blogger Tommy

    fuck it indeed

    good to be smug ...

    ... however i've recently found a healthy dose of "this is what it's like" can bring you right back down to earth  

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