LITE LOVE FM
By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Feb 13, 2007 6:00PM
Robert Feder composed a lede so perfect we must pay it tribute: “On the eve of Valentine's Day, Bonneville International is renewing its commitment to Love FM.” How sweet. It's heartwarming when faceless international media entities can show the L-O-V-E to their S.O.’s, even when they are in 23rd place in the Chicago radio market.
We personally have a soft spot for LOVE FM and their toothless tunes, so we’re not totally sure how we feel about their new slogan touting the station as the home to “Classic Dance, Disco & Motown.” Does this mean less swooning and more grooving? Granted, this is probably a step in the right direction for the station, but it still doesn’t ease our fears of losing the one place we could still turn to when we needed background music dopier than the fare on The Lite.
TENUOUSLY CONNECTED TO THIS SUBJECT SINCE WE MENTION VALENTINE’S DAY IN THE OPENING, PLUS, IT MENTION LIZ PHAIR, AND SHE’S FROM CHICAGO: Cassettes Won’t Listen has recorded a Postal Service-lite version of Liz Phair’s “Fuck And Run” and you can download it here.