My Top 1000 Songs #105: Waitin' For A Superman
Like much of Bulletin, there's a blend of sadness and hope that's truly affecting (and this from a band that just a few years earlier was singing "Jesus Shootin' Heroin"!). "Tell everybody waitin' for Superman, that they should try to hold on the best they can. He hasn't dropped them, forgot them, or anything. It's just too heavy for Superman to lift."Live on TV:By the way, I am still constantly playing my home-brewed mash up of Soft Bulletin and Mercury Rev's contemporaneously-recorded Deserter's Songs; check it out here.