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- Posted on Apr 19th 2010 10:25PM by Benjy Eisen
As they reportedly did at their first run of reunion shows earlier this year in Australia, Pavement ran a tight ship, musically -- something nobody would've ever accused them of the first time around. It wasn't that they were even particularly polished so much as they just sounded rehearsed and, dare we say, enthusiastic as they pulled out songs like 'Summer Babe,' 'Silence Kit,' 'Range Life' -- tunes that have become just as legendary as Pavement themselves during their decade apart.
"We're Pavement and we're back from the dead," said guitarist Spiral Stairs. Never one to take banter too seriously, frontman Stephen Malkmus added, "Christian Death!" Not everyone shared the humor, or even got it, but it didn't matter. What did matter? Pavement's triumphant set. Not only are they reunited but they're actually doing it this time. Turns out, practice makes perfect.