Comments from Tom Breihan

Been around since Alligator. His suits were never that crispy.
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October 24, 2019 on Watch The National Play A Dramatic “Where Is Her Head” On Kimmel
Yeah I sold him a ticket to a Marc Ribot show at the Knitting Factory 19 years ago and I was like "umm umm umm Landsdowne High School, right???"
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October 23, 2019 on Watch David Byrne & The Brooklyn Youth Chorus’ Stunning Performance Of “One Fine Day” On Kimmel
I can actually really easily imagine Biggie doing a game show? I think he'd be good at it.
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October 16, 2019 on Is A Rap American Idol Even Possible?
Dammit, I confused him and Shaun Cassidy. My fault.
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October 16, 2019 on The Number Ones: David Soul’s “Don’t Give Up On Us”
When songs are going to get Premature Evaluation reviews, they're out of contention for Album Of The Week. (I like the Never Ending Game album probably better than the Lindstrøm one, but I didn't get an advance of that one.)
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October 11, 2019 on Stream Never Ending Game’s Debut Album Just Another Day
I have never been concerned about the sequencing of the Eagles' Greatest Hits.
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October 7, 2019 on The Number Ones: Eagles’ “New Kid In Town”
That's exactly what everyone said when I was repping for Wayne in 2007.
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October 2, 2019 on DaBaby Is On An Unholy Hot Streak
It's a 2 instead of a 1 because its mere existence does not offend me.
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October 2, 2019 on The Number Ones: Mary MacGregor’s “Torn Between Two Lovers”
Great Happy Feet scene, I shoulda put that in there.
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September 27, 2019 on The Number Ones: Stevie Wonder’s “I Wish”
turned the 9 upside down, it's a 6 now
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September 23, 2019 on Jimmy Eat World – “All The Way (Stay)” Video
I'm gonna keep note of people reactions here, and if it bums a lot of people out, I'll probably go back to daily.
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September 23, 2019 on The Number Ones: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.’s “You Don’t Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)”
Y'all really want this? I'd talked to Scott about the possibility of cutting back, and part of the reason I haven't done it is that people seem to like the consistency so much. But, I mean, it is a lot of work.
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September 19, 2019 on The Number Ones: Steve Miller Band’s “Rock’n Me”
E-40 wears professor glasses, not nerd glasses.
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September 18, 2019 on JPEGMAFIA Makes Some Anxious-Ass Rap Music
Depends on how you feel about "Harlem Shake" unseating "Thrift Shop."
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September 17, 2019 on The Number Ones: Rick Dees And His Cast Of Idiots’ “Disco Duck (Part 1)”
Yes, Stevie and Elton totally had theirs at the same time. Could argue that Drake and Post Malone are both at different stages of theirs right now.
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September 10, 2019 on The Number Ones: Elton John & Kiki Dee’s “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”
I would be fascinated to learn this.
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September 9, 2019 on 69 Love Songs Turns 20
Yes, I am really tall. Yes, I was there. Yes, I enjoyed Raleigh.
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September 9, 2019 on 69 Love Songs Turns 20
yeah, i'm still here.
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September 6, 2019 on The 5 Best Videos Of The Week
A lot of weird shit happened with the charts in the '90s. With "Tubthumping" in particular, the band's label pulled the single when it started rising the charts, so that people would buy the album instead. And it worked; that Chumbawamba album sold like 3 million. But we'll get to all of that.
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September 4, 2019 on The Number Ones: Wings’ “Silly Love Songs”
Michael is who I was thinking.
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August 30, 2019 on The 5 Best Videos Of The Week
I am touched that you think I can write that quickly. But no, when I want to further my agenda I write stuff like this: https://twitter.com/tombreihan/status/1164898204309250048
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August 23, 2019 on Premature Evaluation: Taylor Swift Lover
on the contrary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwBjhBL9G6U
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August 22, 2019 on The Number Ones: Ohio Players’ “Love Rollercoaster”
Hard agree. It had to be hard to top the highway pileup from 2 but they didn't even try.
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August 22, 2019 on The Number Ones: Ohio Players’ “Love Rollercoaster”
yo i appreciate this but please don't ask me to write another column, i write too many damn columns already
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August 17, 2019 on Stream Regional Justice Center’s Institution EP
Good catch! Looks like the Rollers were on Cosell the exact same night that SNL debuted.
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August 16, 2019 on The Number Ones: Bay City Rollers’ “Saturday Night”
every generation gets the fuzzbubble it deserves.
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August 14, 2019 on Kenny Beats’ YouTube Show Might Be The Rap Album Of The Year
choosing the right getty image is an art.
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August 9, 2019 on Mike Posner Got Bit By A Rattlesnake
"The writer of this column has a HUGE disdain for all music which is considered 'pure and simple'. He likes his music dirty, low, and if possible, crass." 1000% true.
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August 8, 2019 on The Number Ones: John Denver’s “I’m Sorry”
Darling, when I think about it, I think about love.
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August 7, 2019 on The Number Ones: David Bowie’s “Fame”
We're not pretending. Featured credits are not the same thing.
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August 2, 2019 on The Number Ones: Hamilton, Joe Frank And Reynolds’ “Fallin’ In Love”
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