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Label wants a hit, and we don’t give a shit
The self-mythologizing song has always been a rock ‘n’ roll staple, done by countless bands from The Who to the Clash to Too Much Joy to the Hold Steady, and with “Treatment Bound,” Paul Westerberg entered the Replacements into the canon, with a typically funny and unstinting look at exactly where the ‘mats were and where he thought they were going.
And it wasn’t pretty: