Corinne Bailey Rae's husband passed away from a drug overdose. Ain't too much to say about that except... sigh.
No Doubt - Tragic Kingdom (from Tragic Kingdom)
Someone has my copy of this. He is going to pay with his tes... oh fine, no murder talk today.
Les Savy Fav - Tragic Monsters (from Go Forth)
This razorblade suitcase could carve up a polar bear, but remains enraptured with Tim Harrington's wrists.
Tragicomedy - Never Lonely (from Songs That Won't Sell)
Malaysian pop rocker's knack for the hook makes us wonder why we didn't defy the pessimism of his debut's title.
Operator, Please - Crash Tragic (from Cement Cement EP)
Gold Coast pube punkers find time to shush, swear, squeal and snuggle, all in two minutes. No wonder I love my shy nephew so much.
Sondre Lerche - Tragic Mirror (from Phantom Punch)
This Norse narrative about the unexamined man gets all the sweet, sparse treatment it deserves.