The quality of being sincere ...
Have a look at this really nice interview with Daniel Johnston in 2002, from Pitchfork, where he meets with the journalist at Atomic Books in Baltimore after buying some comics; talks about his love for the Beatles (Queen) and how the art of Salvador Dali is 'so loud'.
Read the following extract as it fits perfectly with current theme; Daniel Johnston here is talking about his performance of the above track with Yo La Tengo:
The Yo La Tengo cover, without Johnston, is pretty dreary (I couldn't finish it) but I like this radio version with them together, where Daniel calls in the vocals:
'Hi band ..'