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Thursday, March 30, 2006

The World Loves Us And Is Our Bitch

See those ugly fuckers in that photo right up there? That’s Chris, Tommy and Paul, looking exactly how you think they might look after all these years/beers. No idea who the blonde dude is, but he clearly wants you to smell his finger.

Anyhoo, as has been confirmed by Billboard, The ‘Mats are reuniting to record two new songs for a greatest hits collection that will be released by Rhino on June 13. Don’t You Know Who I Think I Was? will include the first new Replacements songs in 15 years, “Message to the Boys” and “Pool & Dive.” They will undoubtedly suck––Westerberg’s songwriting skills have gone the way of Debbie Harry’s looks and the mustache that was once attached to the tiny man from Hall and Oates, but we’d be lying if we didn’t fess up to being more than a little curious.

While you await the inevitable leak––the Internet has turned the music business into your grandmammy's withered Froot Rollup™ vagina––relive the glory that is the video for “Bastards of Young” here.


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