My Top 1000 Songs #99: Hate My Way

Yesterday's pick at #98 was music at its most joyous, three-chord power pop that was all smiles... and here's the polar opposite--music as raw, emotionally devastating catharsis. A hair-raising standout from Throwing Muses' 1986 debut, I talked about "Hate My Way" awhile back in trying to come up with a shortlist of songs most likely to leave me a teary-eyed puddle of mush. Here's what I had to say there.

Live in 1988: