The Latest in Recession Pop
If things keep going as they are, Billboard is going to have to start a new Hot 100 chart just for songs about the Great Recession.
Earlier we posted a music video of “Fannie Mae Eat Freddie Mac and Cheese.” Here now are two more recession blues:
“Credit River,” by Constantines:
And “Everybody’s Getting Bailed Out (Except for Me),” by Casey Shea:
“Credit River” is noisy and apocalyptic; “Everybody’s Getting Bailed Out …” is hushed and hopeful. They are both worth a look and listen.
(Hat tip: Lily Wong)