You see, Oppo. Long ago, in the 1990s, there was grunge and bands like Nirvana. But some of us we’re too cool for that crap. Smashing Pumpkins? Stone Temple Pilots? Please.

That’s where Pavement comes in. The quintessential college rock band. Bullshit lyrics? Check. Painful screeching guitars? Check. Lead singer who shouts said bullshit lyrics against screeching guitars? Double check. This is what it meant to be cool in the 90s, and don’t let anyone tell you different.

This song is about Passats, I swear, it really is.

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A whiter shade of trash on a redder shade of neck:

It was your distant voice:

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Congratulations, Oppo. If you’ve listened through all of these, you’re officially 90s cool.