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Wednesday, February 11, 2004
More powerful than a Ouija Board and a Magic Eight Ball combined
The keen insight of Amazon is startlingly accurate. On a recent trip to America's favorite online equivalent of Walmart, I clicked on the recommendations tab. The first thing to pop up was this.
I'll never again doubt the power of Amazon's army of physic robots. If ever there was a song begging for a lounge cover, it's Nirvana's "Rape Me." I don't know who Richard Cheese is and I haven't heard so much of a second of his music, but I'm already a fan. Lounge Against the Machine also contains uncompromising covers of the Dead Kennedy's "Holiday in Cambodia" and NIN's "Closer."
On the other hand, Limp Bizkit and Blink 182 are also in here. If Cheese had stuck with the classics, it would be a must buy. With these tracks on there, it's merely a "must steal off of Soulseek." His follow-up album has "Baby Got Back" and "I Used to Love Her." Time to make DIY greatest hits comp.