Best Song of the Year That Sounds Like It's Going to Be "Boys of Summer" For the First 10 Seconds
"Taking the Farm" - The War on Drugs
Seriously, doesn't it sound like it's going into Henley territory at the beginning there? But instead it veers off into Bruce-at-his-most-Suicide (the band)-obsessed-ville, which is a good place to be. The Philly band's debut, "Wagonwheel Blues," is one of my most-listened-to albums of the year and I keep calling it "cloudy Americana." Not sunny, not stormy, just cloudy. That's my favorite kind of weather. No precipitation, not super bright, but just bright enough that you can legitimately get away with wearing sunglasses. So maybe that's why I enjoy it so much. If you live in Europe, catch them opening for the Hold Steady next month.
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