Big Star – September Gurls (1973)

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“September Gurls” is a song written by Alex Chilton for Big Star’s second album Radio City, released in 1974. The song was also released as a single. While it never was a big seller, it is considered a classic song by publications such as Rolling Stone and Allmusic. The song was rated no. 178 by Rolling Stone in their top 500 songs of all time and is described as a “Power Pop classic”. Jason Ankeny of Allmusic describes the song as “sweetly gorgeous sound that’s both familiar and novel; poignantly ragged and breathlessly reckless…” and says it “reveals a surprising tenderness, tempering its venom with achingly lovely vocals and sun-kissed harmonies”.







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