The music scene of Austin, Texas becomes tainted by lust and illict desires as two aspiring songwriters named Faye (Rooney Mara) and BV (Ryan Gosling) become entwined in two overlapping love triangles with a major player in the music business named Cook (Michael Fassbender) - who encourages them to take their music careers further - and a charming waitress (Natalie Portman). As much as their lives are about making it in the industry and becoming world renowned successes, their lives get more complicated by disloyalty, temptation and infatuation with each other, pushing all of them ultimately further away. Can love last when betrayal lies at every corner?
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In the months leading up to the release of the sublimely titled Everything is Boring and Everyone Is a Fucking Liar, Naeem 'MC Spank Rock' Juwan has bemoaned the state of hip-hop, attacked other artists for chasing trends and fretting about their image rather than taking musical risks, and railed against his reputation as a party rapper who's only interested in talking about sex and drugs. Any suggestion that his new album might see Juwan getting deep or regaling us with his thoughts on the credit crunch is, however, eviscerated mid-way through its second track, when gruff guest vocalist Big Freedia drops the following lines: 'Pussy power! Pussy-pow-pow-pow-oh! The pussy! The pussy pussy! The pussypussypussydon'tstop! Bend over girl!'. Same old Spank Rock.
American Thighs was released on this day in 1994.