Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine

After the Watershed

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If there's a great "lost song" in the history of Carter, it would be this. As part of the chorus, Jim Bob sang "goodbye Ruby Tuesday" to the tune of the Rolling Stones' original. In a fiasco similar to what would happen to the Verve's use of "The Last Time" for "Bittersweet Symphony" six years later, Allan Klein, rights holder to the early Stones material, got involved right off the bat, resulting in the single's recall and subsequent non-appearance on 1992. It's a severe pity, because while arguably the subject matter of child abuse is a hard one for any musician to easily articulate, the song's build from a soft start into a heart-tugging stadium-pounder, with perfectly melancholy orchestral backing, is another example of Carter simply nailing it. The other three tracks include a cover of the Inspiral Carpets' then-new recent kitchen sink drama "This Is How It Feels" and the melancholy mood-out "A Nation of Shoplifters."