“Roam” by the B-52s:
Category Archives: Blast From the Past
“Math Wiz” by Luna appeared on the band’s 1999 album The Days of Our Nights.
The song’s subject matter is opaque and the lyrics have an unsettling, almost sinister undertone.
“A 12 year old math wiz came to me in my sleep, he knew all the answers which he kept to himself, he said I’d hate to be you when the big day comes, the look on your face will be priceless.”
Bush (Gavin Rossdale) playing “Glycerine” for a huge festival in 1999:
Blast from the past — Fiona Apple covering “Across The Universe” for the 1998 movie Pleasantville:
The 1992 movie This Is My Life had a great soundtrack with songs by Carly Simon.
Highlights include “The Show Must Go On” and “Love Of My Life” & “Back The Way,” which she played live on Letterman in the video below:
Here’s an old video of Ben Lee + band playing “Cigarettes Will Kill You” live:
Here’s a video of Mazzy Star playing “Fade Into You” from an unknown year, probably in 1994:
Here’s a video from 2001 of Evan Dando playing “All My Life,” with Ben Kweller and Ben Lee in New York: