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YMMV / Sparklehorse

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  • Awesome Music: Knives of Summertime, Sick of Goodbyes, King of Nails, Rainmaker... the list goes on.
  • Covered Up: Notable in that two original versions exist from the same time frame: Cracker released their version of "Sick of Goodbyes" (co-written by Linkous and Cracker leader David Lowery) around the same time it appeared on Sparklehorse's Good Morning Spider album. The two versions are roughly the same in popularity.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: His cover of Glen Campbell's "Galveston" features the lyrics "Galveston, oh Galveston, I am so afraid of dying/Before I watch your sea birds flying in the sun..."
    • And then there's "Pig". "I wanna try and die, I wanna try and die..."
  • Heartwarming Moments: Gold Day.
  • Tear Jerker: Mark's death. Song-wise, "Sad and Beautiful World" definitely counts.
    • "Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain" will never fail to bring a tear to your eye.


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