Props to whoever it was that put me on to Neko Case. Listened to "Deep Red Bells" then, and thought, "Yeah, it's OK." Then I was in a bar and heard it again, and though "Damn, this is hot. Who is this?" Popped Shazam on the Iphone and got Niko Case. Then I remembered, someone (don't remember who) had put me on.
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