SCRAP WHAT I SAID BEFORE: Paul giving it his all for fandom is the best! Gotta say it: both versions amazing. I think I would have to go with the alternate take, though. I'm in love.
If I was that kind of person, and this was that kind of blog, manwasidrunk the musical imposer, this is the song I would have play every-time you view manwasidrunk: (song follows).
The Replacements - Alex Chilton [alt. version]
The Replacements - Alex Chilton