I read William Bowers’ very admirable, heartfelt article on why one of his favorite bands is not hugely popular. Then I downloaded the record. The answer to poor Mr. Bowers’ question, I think, is that Phosphorescent are just not very good. But you can decide for yourself.
Phosphorescent – “Joe Tex, These Taming Blues”: mp3
Phophorescent – “I Am A Full Grown Man (I Will Lay In The Grass All Day)”: mp3
Songs courtesy of Misra Records, which has a whole bunch of great bands including Centro-Matic and Great Lake Swimmers.