I was thinking a lot today about to the victory of You Know Who in today’s elections and I am feeling like the parent of a troubled teenager wondering, Where did I make the mistake? What happened that we allowed the world to go this way? Why didn’t we see the warning signs? Why didn’t we pay attention when there was still time to react? Why is the politics full of narrow-minded sexist and xenophobic assholes who sell easy solutions to complicated matters?
In the nineties the future seemed bright, why did we screw it?
We cannot get that time of our life back but we can remind ourselves what was the priority during that decade. This blog is not about politics but about the values and I am going to resurrect the spirit of those times at least a little bit by starting a new cycle Bring Grunge Sound Back. I hope that music from the nineties will make you think of what was important back then.
Starting with one of the most iconic bands: in 1993 Stone Temple Pilots were guests at Ray Cokes’ programme Most Wanted on MTV and here is their performance.