The Best of the Waitresses
Download links and information about The Best of the Waitresses by The Waitresses. This album was released in 1990 and it belongs to Rock, New Wave, Alternative genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 57:54 minutes.
|Genre:||Rock, New Wave, Alternative|
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|2.||I Know What Boys Like||3:13|
|4.||Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful?||3:40|
|8.||Bread and Butter||4:13|
|10.||The Smartest Person I Know||3:36|
|11.||A Girl's Gotta Do||4:07|
|12.||Make the Weather||4:15|
|13.||Thinking About Sex Again||3:08|
|15.||They're All Out of Liquor, Let's Find Another Party||2:59|
Best-known for two radio classics, “I Know What Boys Like” and “Christmas Wrapping,” the Waitresses offered much more than two great songs in their short existence. Conceived by Ohio New Wave pioneer Chris Butler and fronted by the exquisite character singer Patty Donahue, they married wordy evocations of a single woman’s big-city travails and occasional triumphs to impassioned, well-informed musical pastiches. “No Guilt,” a recitation to an ex-boyfriend of personal-growth touchstones, begins as slapstick skank and adds a power-chorded chorus as Donahue refuses to back down. Patches of noise from a guitar-wielding Butler and saxophonist Mars Williams perfectly fit both the pop structures of “Boys” and “Make the Weather” and open the listener’s head for the slightly atonal likes of “The Smartest Person I Know” and “They’re All Out of Liquor, Let’s Find Another Party.” A quarter century later, there’s still never been another group like them.