Skip Nav
Game of Thrones
15 Very Important Things the New Game of Thrones Pictures Tell Us
Game of Thrones
What Will the Game of Thrones Spinoff Be About? We Have Some Ideas
Netflix
Why We Need Dear White People on Our TVs Now More Than Ever

Song of the Day: Silver Jews, "Random Rules"

Song of the Day: Silver Jews, "Random Rules"

One of my top cynical love songs is the Silver Jews' "Random Rules," from the 1998 album American Water. It has one of my favorite first lines ever — "In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection" — but it didn't quite fit on today's Valentine's Day playlist.

So, I'm glad I have an excuse to post it anyway — that is, there is a new documentary about the band called Silver Jew: The Movie premiering at this year's South by Southwest Film Festival. I'm not surprised, since this band is one whose story nearly overpowers its music. Frontman David Berman founded the Jews with Pavement's Stephen Malkmus, but recording has been interrupted over the years by Berman's battles with drug addiction and depression. Through all that, he has written some truly stunning songs. To hear "Random Rules,"

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
CODE Documentary on Girls in Tech (Video)
Leonardo DiCaprio Documentary Before the Flood on YouTube
New Dido Song: "Don't Believe in Love"
The Keepers on Netflix Details
Sergei Polunin Dancer Documentary Deleted Scene | Video
Song of the Day: "Keep Coming Back" by Marc Broussard
Justin Timberlake and The Tennessee Kids Trailer
New Music on iTunes 2008-06-17 15:30:16
Song of the Day: Andrew Bird, "Oh No"
The Song From the New iPod Nano Commercial: Chairlift, "Bruises"

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Entertainment
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds