Wednesday, October 3, 2012

The Sneetches - Sunnyside Down 7" (1993, Elefant)

It's a pity The Sneetches didn't turn enough heads during their tenure from the late '80s to the mid-90s, and doubly unfortunate they're not revered by many in hindsight.  An abject shame in my book, especially when they handed out such deftly crafted power pop beauts as "...and I'm Thinking," which could go head-to-head with crème de la crème Posies and Velvet Crush any day.  The suave, chilled-out "Try and Make It All Work," (which I believe is exclusive to this single) oozes shades of the Zombies, and the Guess Who's "Undun."  Why this 45 is dubbed Sunnyside Down, and doesn't include a song of the same name is beyond me, but I digress.  I wish I had more time to extoll on the Sneetches, but if it's more info you seek may I point you to Wikipedia and Trouser Press.  Better yet, you can get a few more earfuls on these very pages, including 1988's Sometimes That's All We Have LP and two subsequent eps

A. ...and I'm thinking
B. Try and Make It All Work

http://www76.zippyshare.com/v/58739822/file.html

6 comments:

evr said...

A side = pure genius!

muzikaddikt61 said...

Both sides of this single (not sure if they're the same recordings, though) are on the 1994 album Blow Out The Sun.

Andy G said...

Loved the Sneetches. First heard them on a great compilation "A View From Here." That also introduced The Ophielas, Spot 1019 and The McGuires. Worth finding > http://www.discogs.com/Camper-Van-Beethoven-Various-The-View-From-Here-The-San-Francisco-Compilation/release/2662215

spavid said...

Believe it or not, I've been sharing that very compilation for awhile now:

http://wilfullyobscure.blogspot.com/2009/03/va-view-from-here-san-francisco.html

Elizabeth Klisiewicz said...

Would love to see this reuploaded. Thanks.

spavid said...

Link has been fixed.