Sunday, August 7, 2011

Clocks - She Looks a lot Like You

The pride of Wichita, Clocks burst on the scene in 1982 with their self-titled debut.  Drummer Steve Swain wrote "She Looks a lot Like You" after seeing a Cosmopolitan magazine cover model who bore a resemblance to his ex-wife(!)  The video and song both did well, but the band seems to have gotten lost in the shuffle, and their label dropped them before a second album could be recorded.  Unfortunately, I do not believe that a CD was ever issued, which is a shame, because this is a one catchy gem.


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  1. I obtained their album "Clocks" via download on the internet. They also did cut a second album about a decade ago or so entitled "The Black Box," in which they re-recorded some things from the first album (including She Looks a Lot Like You), along with some other songs that they did, and a live recording of W.P.O.D. (by the Tubes).

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    1. Good to know and thanks for commenting. I have to say, this is one of my favorite lost gems of the 1980's. Great song, fun video -- what's not to like.

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