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I Am Skooter
So here's us, on the raggedy edge.
It's my father's voice dreaming of / Sailors sailing off in the morning
— Wilco, Poor Places
May 13, 2010
JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound cover Wilco

This soul infused cover of Wilco’s I Am Trying to Break Your Heart has been making the rounds, and I’ve been rather slow to post it actually. Other things on my mind I suppose.

It’s fairly awesome, and works the refrain from Theologians into the mix as well.

The funny thing is I’m a pretty good candidate for not liking this, but I do. I most often describe I Am Trying to Break Your Heart as a song that reaches deep into my soul and tears it out every time I hear it, and I mean it.

This version turns the song into a pretty entertaining and much lighter romp, and there’s nothing wrong with that.

Posted by skooter at 1:24 AM This entry is filed under Music.
This entry is tagged: JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, Jeff Tweedy, Soul, Wilco, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

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