Jan. 14, 2023

S6E269 - Glass Eye 'Bent By Nature' with Larry Smith

S6E269 - Glass Eye 'Bent By Nature' with Larry Smith

This week's guest Larry Smith brings us a record by the critically acclaimed, highly influential but criminally unheralded 80s Austin TX band Glass Eye. 'Bent By Nature' is a melodic-yet-quirky, highly intelligent collection of post-punk tunes with...


This week's guest Larry Smith brings us a record by the critically acclaimed, highly influential but criminally unheralded 80s Austin TX band Glass Eye. 'Bent By Nature' is a melodic-yet-quirky, highly intelligent collection of post-punk tunes with nods to kooky neighbors, invasive lizards and Daniel Johnston, among others. 

Songs featured in this episode: I Am A Baby In My Universe - Kathy McCarty; Introduction - Chicago; Walking The Cow - Daniel Johnston; Don't Worry About The Government - Talking Heads; Come Back And Stay - Paul Young; Dalis Car - Dalis Car; Second Coming - The Stranglers; Rejoyce - Jefferson Airplane; Whiskey - Glass Eye; Desperate Man Blues - Daniel Johnston; Comeback, Oblivion, Living With Reptiles, We Don't Touch - Glass Eye; This House That I Call Home - X; Love Gone Wrong, Dimpsey Naish, Kicking The Dog, People In The House, Heywire, Parking Space, Christine, Mechanical Chihuahua - Glass Eye; That's How I Escaped My Certain Fate - Mission Of Burma; Walking The Cow - Kathy McCarty 

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Larry Smith

Multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, keys), sound engineer, former punk rock club co-owner (Planet 10 in Tallahassee’87-‘88), pet lover (4 dogs, 1 cat), opinionated curmudgeon. Veteran of many bands with increasingly worse names (per Rob Elba).
Larry Smith has played in the bands Karma Generator and OK Boomer. His latest musical project is the multi-national, vaguely antagonistic "Socially Distant".