Ball of Confusion (6:17)

Cover of Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven

From Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven and 24 other releases

Cover of the Temptations classic from 1970. Astoundingly, for a white-bread ’80s minimalist operation, the band matches the power of the original. Seemingly like every other cover, the Rockets feel the need to change the line “the Beatles’ new record’s a gas,” in this case to say that the “Rockets’” new record is — dumb when so many other lines in the song are period specific (“cities aflame in the summer time,” among a dozen others). Still, recommended.


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  • djskellington

    This song never seems to end. Which is not a bad thing.

    16 May 2012 Reply
  • pattiscool

    Stevenson high eh? Grosse pointe north here. Random. Anyways, awesome song. Daniel Ash is the man

    1 Jan 2010 Reply
  • deanily

    cool song

    27 Dec 2007 Reply
  • czachos

    I smell me some Stevenson High School, Livonia, MI! Those were the good years!

    18 Dec 2007 Reply
  • Soae

    ¡Vaya temazo y vaya época!

    18 Dec 2007 Reply

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