Friday, May 18, 2007

If Frank Black Were Hot

Wanna be a debaser!

Yesterday at lunch the lovely and charming Daphne had an interesting, seemingly random hypothesis: Everything would be different if only Frank Black were hot.
Hmmm. Took me a few seconds to mull that one over, but I think she's absolutely right.
The Pixies' music was catchy and abrasive. Brilliant. Highly influential. What if everyone had listened to them, or at the very least knew of them. Sure, Mr. Black isn't some hideous bridge troll, but he's certainly no Tiger Beat cover boy either. But what if he had been? Would the Pixies have taken over the world?
The answer, I think, is yes. Think: Nirvana.