Aimee Mann: Mental Illness

Aimee Mann: Mental Illness

By Steve Horowitz

Happily, all is not melancholy here. The songs’ characters may be unloved and disturbed, but aren’t we all? 28 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

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Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

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Why the hell would Evil Ernie be in Santa Fe? And who thought it was a good idea?

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Slowcore band avoids the pitfalls of its genre to deliver an album of simple yet surprising refinements.

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Once you're drunk off your ass and the Furies' leather-jacket roadies are packing up the amps, you'll realize that you don't even remember who just played and won't be able to recall a single song.

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'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

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"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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