Album: Songs For The Daily Planet
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Todd Snider first came to my attention when the hidden track from his 1994 debut, Songs For The Daily Planet, became a minor radio hit on alt-rock radio. That song was “Talkin’ Seattle Grunge Rock Blues,” a satirical diss on the reluctant rock stars of the era, which told a story of a band that was so reluctant that they wouldn’t even play their songs, which of course made them massive stars, a situation that led to an inevitable mid-1990s scene: