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Sure did.
posted by Burhanistan at 5:18 PM on June 5, 2010


Yep. That's "Crazy Rhythms" at the beginning of the scene, too.

Er...
posted by koeselitz at 5:22 PM on June 5, 2010


This scene is so great, I wish I liked Demme and Something Wild more than I actually do.
posted by pxe2000 at 5:23 PM on June 5, 2010


Uhuh.
posted by ob at 5:26 PM on June 5, 2010


I remember seeing the Feelies back in Madison, Wisconsin, right before this movie came out. I so loved them. This was just the whipped cream. In one month I had seen Adrian Belew, King Crimson, Talking Heads, and The Feelies. I can't believe I'm saying this but I kind of miss the Eighties.

Can I get a soda?
posted by Toekneesan at 5:48 PM on June 5, 2010


If we are talking Something Wild soundtrack, lets not forget Sister Carol.
posted by archaic at 5:51 PM on June 5, 2010 [2 favorites]


It's hard to believe that it has been 30 years since I saw them live.
posted by caddis at 6:29 PM on June 5, 2010


> I can't believe I'm saying this but I kind of miss the Eighties.


Actual cassettes still available!
posted by Burhanistan at 6:57 PM on June 5, 2010


I wish more people remembered these 80s. It wasn't all Whitesnake, Journey, and Flock of Seagulls. There was some extraordinary stuff: movies, music, culture.

Also: Melanie Griffith was beautiful.

Lastly: I feel old.
posted by artlung at 10:26 PM on June 5, 2010 [1 favorite]


The Feelies are great! thanks!
posted by kaibutsu at 11:51 PM on June 5, 2010


Mmm, the Feelies!
posted by limeonaire at 4:00 AM on June 6, 2010


I saw the Feelies for the first time ever last year, at ATP NY. They played Crazy Rhythms in its entirety, and it was just phenomenal.

so yeah, echoing the "Feelies are great" sentiment.
posted by namewithoutwords at 7:02 AM on June 6, 2010


Thanks for this post. I love the Feelies. namewithoutwords, I am extremely jealous. Like, extremely. Crazy Rhythms is such a fantastic album - every song.
posted by slackdog at 7:05 AM on June 6, 2010


The boy next door doesn't do anything, the boy next door is me, yeah...
posted by kaibutsu at 7:19 AM on June 6, 2010 [1 favorite]


err the feelies are awesome but not exactly funky. Not their best representation here imo.
posted by Potomac Avenue at 8:32 AM on June 6, 2010


I love the feelies because they don't look like rockstars. They are true geeks. No "advertising looks" as Pavement would say.
posted by Ironmouth at 12:42 PM on June 6, 2010


I really, really love the Feelies. Just wanted to pile on.
posted by staggering termagant at 1:20 PM on June 7, 2010


They shot a good 2/3 of this film in Tallahassee, Florida. It's a normal thing to sit, watch this film, and spot the locations.

Just wanted to say that.
posted by grubi at 2:20 PM on June 7, 2010


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