trish bendix

I’ll steal you stars but you want the moon

Posted in Uncategorized by trishbendix on January 25, 2008

Betty Marie Barnes doesn’t know it, but she was totally my “root.” She was in a local Michigan band called Emotep that I used to see when I was in high school. Now she’s in the indie pop ensemble, Saturday Looks Good to Me and records some solo stuff.

She also lives in Chicago now and I’ve seen her around twice–once at a Sufjan Stevens show, and again recently on Milwaukee Ave. Jamie gets jealous, and it’s hilarious because Betty is totally straight. This week, she posted a cover of the Patty Duke song “Cruel War” on her Myspace. If you listen, you will see why she turned me into a gay. Perhaps you need a visual:


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  1. heather v. said, on January 28, 2008 at 2:35 am

    aw, she is really pretty.

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