Liz Phair Lays Summer's Biggest Turd



Remember how much you loved Liz Phair's Exile in Guyville when it came out? Remember how good it still sounded when it was reissued a few years ago? And remember how even "Why Can't I?" grew on you after awhile?

You're not going to think any of those things after hearing Phair new song, "Bollywood." Summer 2010 has its first stinker.

Can you think of any new song that's worse than this? —Michael Gallucci (follow me on Twitter @mgallucci)

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