May 24, 2006

Supergrass: Acoustic on KCRW

When you think of Supergrass, it’s probable that you think of ungainly muttonchop sideburns, music videos of them romping through a grassy park, and a lead singer who I find reminiscent of the lead flying monkey in the Wizard of Oz. The playful indie-rock quartet from Oxford stopped by the KCRW studios in September of 2004 to record some nice acoustic versions of songs from I Should Coco (1995), In It For The Money (1997) and Life on Other Planets (2003).

It’s a harmonic, bright, and thoroughly enjoyable little set.

01. “Funniest Thing
02. “Late In The Day
03. “Seen The Light
04. “Sun Hits The Sky
05. “Caught By The Fuzz
06. “Sitting Up Straight


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  • Many thanks for posting that! Supergrass dont get nearly enuf love here in the U.S. as they should.

    Sam — May 24, 2006 @ 5:06 pm

  • Supergrass! You’ve outdone yourself, Heather. One of my favorite bands, and Sam was right: they don’t receive nearly enough U.S. love. Thanks again.

    witchnose — May 24, 2006 @ 5:18 pm

  • Haha! He does kinda look like a flying monkey!

    Sarah N — May 24, 2006 @ 5:44 pm

  • Most of the good bands will never be heard if it wasn’t for stations like KCRW.

    Trini — May 24, 2006 @ 8:22 pm

  • Desde Venezuela Muchisimas Gracias…�� es un material que de verdad es raro encontrar tanto en la web como aqui en mi pais..Saludos .. noel

    noel — August 17, 2006 @ 11:35 am

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Bio Pic Name: Heather Browne
Location: Colorado, originally by way of California
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