My Top 1000 Songs #408: Precision Auto
Today's my first day teaching a new law school class. Pretty exciting. So it's kind of fitting that today we land on one of the ultimate adrenaline-rush wake-up-and-start-the-day rave-up numbers. The purely visceral post-punk rouser, off Superchunk's 1993 On The Mouth, is on the short list of songs I can always rely on to start the day right when I get in the car and brave the morning commute--hell, the song seems specifically designed to launch precisely as you enter the on-ramp for the highway.
"Do not pass me, just to slow down, I can move right through you. Do not pass me, just to slow down, I have precision auto."
Back off, baby, I'm heading to 280...Live 2001: