Nineties revival yadda yadda yadda. I know Sixpence None The Richer for the same reason as most women in their mid-20s: She's All That.
Last night SPNTR ("Spinter," as I pronounce it in my head) played Mercury Lounge, so obviously, I took my roommate Lana, and we joined the packed house of suited-up business people and regular drunks alike. Many audience members were seated and I was jealous, leaning against a wall, sneering, and researching. For whatever reason, I always assumed Ireland raised, inspired, and spat out Spinter, but my last-minute phone research revealed Texas as the band's birthplace. This seemed like a significant discovery. Another came when I looked around and saw a good 80 percent of the crowd staring blankly, some open-mouthed, at his or her phones.
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