Thursday, January 26, 2012
"HALF WAY TO A BREAKDOWN..."
w/o his band, the hold steady, to push him, finn just lays low & lets the story do the talking. there aren't too many more christ-haunted rockers out there than mr finn but he gives the devil his due as well.
i remember a guy at new college who had a christ complex, actually believed he WAS christ. his delusion, it was explained to me, emerged from the detritus of a bad acid trip: he sat, paralyzed & sweating for hours, hallucinating the devil & christ literally wrestling for possession of his soul. he claimed that christ was victorious but it seemed clear enough to me that the devil was the actual winner.
if he'd learned to play guitar & write songs, i'd have given the win to christ.