Tag: 1993

“Whatever” by Aimee Mann (No. 18)

A word of caution before listening to Aimee Mann‘s Whatever – it may very well cause you to recalibrate your standards for songwriting. If you’re setting your standards by this album, it’s almost unfair to most other bands. Almost. Released in 1993, Whatever was Mann’s first solo album –...

“Exile in Guyville” by Liz Phair (No. 27)

I wish I’d been cool enough to say that I picked up Exile in Guyville the minute it came out, or that I’d been into Liz Phair in the Girly-Sound days before Exile was even finished. Sadly, I am not that cool. My first memory of Exile was from...