Saturday, November 13, 2010

Bookmarks - Internet stuff: Pulp

Inspired by the Pulp reunion, Tom Ewing creates a rule-of-thumb for a comeback that works:

Second, understand what you mean to people. Barlow and company's initial return was so triumphant because they knew their fans remembered them as a lost first love and made music that was bittersweet and grownup: the pop equivalent of an old flame friending you on Facebook. If, like the Spice Girls, they had jumped into a reunion pretending nothing had changed it would have been a disaster.