Al Larsen with Katrina Mitchell – “Change Everything” 7”
K Records, 1995
Acquired: Half Price Books, Used, 2012
Some Velvet Sidewalk’s Al Larsen and Pastels drummer Katrina Mitchell team up for a set of spastic weirdo-pop that sorta sounds like Jonathan Richman with a cold. I honestly don’t know how these International Pop Underground keep finding their way into my record collection (oh wait, yes I do. I keep buying them because I see that shield around the K and my heart skips a beat even though the IPU stuff is very hit or miss).
Here's Some Velvet Sidewalk's "Mousetrap" from Larsen's glory days: