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The Top 10 Spoon Songs & a Band Retrospective

#7 The Underdog

In comes the pop, mariachi band, and a re-energized Spoon on another single, “The Underdog.” A tale of, well, the Underdog winning. And wedding cake.

Produced by Jon Brion and Spoon it shows another range that Spoon are great at: acoustic songs that are aggressive, heartful, and soul. They don’t need huge guitars or distortion, like The Beatles they can make a song impact and rock and roll with just an acoustic guitar. That’s the failure of most songwriters.

Jeff Tom

Jeff Tom

Owner and Editor-in-Chief at The Austin Current I'm a native Austinite. In 1998 I founded one of the first successful blogs on the Internet, and have been writing daily since. I'm a singer-songwriter with my own band, have started multiple successful businesses as an entrepreneur, and have been an avid participant of the music, comedy, technology, and film scene of Austin for over a dozen years.