Neutral Milk Hotel - Samples from "Shannon's Monroe House Rare Demos"
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Ripped shamelessly from LJ user mountain_jew, and I'm just going to repeat it verbatim because I just don't think I can put it any better than she did.
evolved into this suave motherfucker:
It's quite interesting, really. Apparently he was at a party one day, and he heard the Flaming Lips album The Soft Bulletin, and fell in love, quit his day job (see picture #1), and started making music that didn't involve wagging tails and two-year-olds. There's a bunch of pictures on his site of him with the Flaming Lips guys, apparently he has worked with them quite a bit. And seriously, this album isn't half bad. In fact, it's pretty darn good. And I find Steve strangely attractive.
And no, he did not die of a heroin overdose back in 1999, like I and most of the rest of the world thought he did. Apparently he's still having trouble getting people to believe he's still alive.