May 29th, 2005 | researchmaterial
Or, at best, have forgotten I knew and have been weirded out by all over again. Maddie Greene:
Self-referential marketing often backfires, though, and lately I’ve recalled Chris Gaines. Remember when country music musician Garth Brooks, at the height of his popularity, created a Trent Reznoresque persona? He renamed himself, wore wigs and costumes, and released albums of semi-grunge pop under this alter-ego. It was an embarrassing failure. In retrospect, I love that weirdness.
I don’t remember this At All. I’m going to google this up tonight, once everyone’s asleep and no-one can see me, because, you know…