The perfect summer song

Sometimes there’s just a song that seems just right for a summer…a pop song…catchy with a great rocking beat, but yet intelligent enough that you want to listen to it over and over. For me this summer’s song is Counting Crows’ Hard Candy – a GREAT tune, reminiscent of Van Morrison, the Byrds, and the … Continue reading “The perfect summer song”

Sometimes there’s just a song that seems just right for a summer…a pop song…catchy with a great rocking beat, but yet intelligent enough that you want to listen to it over and over. For me this summer’s song is Counting Crows’ Hard Candy – a GREAT tune, reminiscent of Van Morrison, the Byrds, and the Buffalo Springfield and other great rootsy bands of summers past, with just the right touch of melancholy embedded in the groove, sweet background vocals, twelve string and all. Highly recommended. The rest of the album is ok, but not anywhere near as compelling as this one tune.

2 thoughts on “The perfect summer song”

  1. Lay, Lady, Lay. Listen to it on a hot night with the windows open.

    In a different sort of mood, “Fun” by Sly and the Family Stone is pretty great.

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  2. “Divine Intervention” Matthew Sweet

    Hi Oren. My car CD player broke and I was forced to haul out a box of old cassettes to my car which was not altogether a bad thing.

    Driving too fast down the expressway with the windows open listening to “the sunshine.”

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