Last night, someone said “Wonderwall is 17 years old. Doesn’t that make you feel old?”
Nah. I was so much older then. It turns out you’re never as old as you think, and years are way shorter than you’re able to see.
And then Rainn Wilson had to go and screw it all up.
For some reason, 1996 is one of my all-time favorite years. Just something about it.
Once Upon has their answer. I love the spirit of their project, but I believe the truth is much simpler, and it’s called AOL. Circa 1997.
Speaking of which:
Beck in 1997
I literally cannot watch that video for fear of the uncontrollable mourning that might pour forth. Not a longing for my teenage years as such, but a sadness at how the Beckthos just didn’t stick.
MTV in 1997
That song is as good now as ever.