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Crappy Valentine’s Day 2023

Posted on February 14th, 2023 by administrator

On January 30th of 2007, just in time for Valentine’s Day that year, a single edit of “Michelle” from The Forever Syndrome LP was released. Included as a metaphorical B-side – because compact discs only have one playable side – was the non-LP track “Say It In Japanese.” This was obviously a cynical marketing ploy to encourage people to buy the single as the full LP version of “Michelle” is the best version.

While The Forever Syndrome has long been available on streaming services, the “Michelle/Say It In Japanese” single remains stubbornly out of print and artificially obscure. Thus, the annual Valentine’s Day tradition of offering both songs as MP3 downloads for 24 hours persists. Click the link below and feel the…love?

Michelle/Say it in Japanese cover art

Michelle-Say It In