I've been on a serious Bangles kick the last few days, and it finally dawned on me-- it's Jack music. I'm going to have to take a look at some astrology references, but I think Ethan has a September birthday and Jack is December. 'Cause Jack seems to be associating this song strongly with the two of them.
On a purely aesthetic note (har), I don't like Susanna Hoffs' background vocals on this song at all. (It's not so obvious in this live version, but her voice is a real kick in the teeth on the album version.) She's too distinctive for background vocal and ends up standing out like a sore thumb.
The only other songs on Jack's soundtrack so far are Hazy Shade of Winter and If She Knew What She Wants. (Jack is the "She" in that one. He wouldn't even be offended at the idea. He'd be the first to admit his head wasn't on quite straight (har) when he walked out on Ethan.) So. All Bangles. I'm not sure if he's just a major Bangles fan, or if things will even out eventually. I wasn't planning to start on his soundtrack yet. In fact, I've been exceptionally lazy in the Magic/Discovery/writing department in the last couple weeks. But I guess Jack is impatient. He wants his happily ever after!
On a different topic, I have to admit I was wrong. The garage sale went really well today. Over $200 in sales and a full box less stuff packed up at the end of the day than went out this morning. That's way better than I was expecting. Mom is thrilled.