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Jim O'Rourke does Sparks karaoke (with Thurston Moore)

 
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Oscar
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:16 pm    Post subject: Jim O'Rourke does Sparks karaoke (with Thurston Moore) Reply with quote

Here's a fun clip of Jim O'Rourke doing "Thanks But No Thanks" karaoke-style, with Thurston Moore doing a Ron impression:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_yuTYi4xpM&feature=youtu.be&t=22m55s

If you don't know Jim O'Rourke, he's a cool musician/producer who's worked with Sonic Youth, Stereolab, etc. and he has a bunch of solo albums too. Propaganda is one of his favorite albums (he even wrote an essay about it), though his own music doesn't really sound much like Sparks. Here's a fantastic live version of my favorite song from his last album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Jc15qd3wDg
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Auke Lenstra
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Thanks But No Thanks" by Jim O'Rourke was released in 1999 on a Japanese cd called: "Drive From 2000" on the label "Tokuma Japan" and cat. nr. TKCA-71704
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Oscar
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh cool, I had no idea about that! Found it here: http://jimorourkeresource.tumblr.com/post/7031297796/thanks-but-no-thanks-sparks-cover-from-the
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