SotD: Bettie Serveert, “Tom Boy”

This is from a Dutch band; their debut disk Palomine came out during my final months in Champaign-Urbana.  It has several standout tracks, but they never made a dent on the radio.  When REM released Monster two years later, I was momentarily confused the first few times I heard “What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?” since its opening notes reminded me an awful lot of those on this excellent song.

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