Once I thought I’d write a pamphlet about this Pavement song. I’d never written a pamphlet about a song—about a record, about a singer, about a band, yes—never just about a single song. It didn’t happen, but point is—I’ve probably listened to “Give it a Day” more than any other song. I’ve connected its dots more and uncovered its myriad meanings more and devoted myself to it more than anybody ever should, could, or would.
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