the Buzz for July 16th, 2010



Laura Branigan — “Spanish Eddie” (from The Best of Branigan) — Spanish

The tune, much like the harrowingly eventful evening it chronicles, is a dizzying, elliptical riddle, set masterfully to a killer, typically ’80s synth-pop beat, but the brilliant Branigan — easily the most underappreciated of the aforementioned decade’s divas — blows the roof off the joint relaying the tale of how a man’s murder (or is it suicide?) leads to Dylan, destiny, and some damn oddly-flavored lemon gin. A mad masterpiece.