Adam Green 

Without the movie Juno, which featured the Moldy Peaches song "Anyone Else but You," Adam Green's idiosyncrasy might have fated him to obscurity. That doesn't mean silent, however — the musical gadfly has released four albums since the Moldy Peaches' breakup, each guided by a genre-spanning A.D.D. that has made room for horn-and-organ-driven, blue-eyed '70s soul; austere '60s folk-blues; aching country-folk; and Chuck Berry-inflected rockabilly. Counterbalancing his musical sophistication is a raffish lyrical eccentricity: scatological humor, an avowed desire to be buried with his Rubik's Cube, and an unending survey of oddball images that includes a crack-smoking Isaac Asimov and legless lovers. Simultaneously goofy, clever and disgusting, Green entertains not least by also threatening to deliver something truly sublime.

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