Friday, April 9, 2010

Singles Going Single #119 - Big Drama - Museum at Night 7" (1989, South East)

Over the years Ebay has become an increasingly fertile destination for discovering bands of yesteryear, at least as far as I'm concerned. For example, a genre search of "power pop" yielded this Big Drama 7" that I might have been oblivious to otherwise. At any rate, I don't have an abundance of background info to offer on this Iowa City, IA four-piece, whose discography may begin and end with this very single. Spearheaded by mouthpiece/guitarist John Svec, the group's recipe of ringing chords and left of the dial aesthetics is a familiar but highly effective one. In the credits, they thank a couple of hometown contemporaries (Full Fathom Five and the Dangtrippers) who just so happen to have prior entries on this blog. Can't decide on a favorite for this single. Hope ya like.

A. Weathervane
B1. Museum at Night
B2. All Up to You

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