Song of the Day, November 4: Mad On You by the Bats

BatsMadeMadToday’s song is an early classic by New Zealand alt-pop masters the Bats. By the time they recorded their third EP, 1986’s Made Up In Blue, they quartet were a tight unit, crafting distinctive songs with dark, fizzy energy. The highlight of that set is the relatively boisterous Mad On You. Elliptical as always, it celebrates a vague second party who is so amazing that everyone goes wild around them. Robert Scott delivers a scintillating deadpan, getting charming harmony support from guitarist Kaye Woodward.

Enjoy this delightful romp today.

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About Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
Freelance writer, researcher, online comic vendor, and project manager. Fan of a wide range of music -- especially folk and 80s pop -- vintage comics, British TV, and LGBT fiction.

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