Happy Anniversary, Surfer Rosa!

I wrote an earlier version of this autobiographical bow-down to Surfer Rosa in 2003 for Morphizm and PopMatters, when news of the tumultuous band’s longshot reunion started to bubble up. I covered that momentous convergence for Salon and AlterNet, and have since worked the Pixies beat for Wired and Rolling Stone:


But read it and weep: my early love letter to Surfer Rosa still holds true today. The bad news is that we are much older. The good news is that Surfer Rosa lives on forever.