7. why not try this outMr. Smalls Funhouse. 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale. $7. 412-821-4447 or mrsmalls.com Related Events Fri., Oct. 7, 9 p.m. Brett Staggs Nothing Bad Ever Happens To Me (SuperMonkey Recording Co.) brettstaggs.bandcamp.com What a charmed life Brett Staggs has lived, to hear it from the title track of his new album Nothing Bad Ever Happens To Me. Its an upbeat country-rock tune, with tongue-in-cheek lyrics relaying a curriculum vitae of a smooth-sailing life: I never get a fly stuck in my tea / I never run out of money / and I never get stopped by police. With that last part, its a little unclear what level of satire Staggs is reaching for, whether its a sardonic aping of privilege or simply a twist on the blues/folk tradition of listing all your problems in lyric form.
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