In their video for the first single from their third album Come Back As Rain, these three Pennsylvania folkies perfectly demonstrate how best to enjoy this adorable little song: driving along not-very-well-traveled backroads, bobbing your head from side to side while singing along to its insanely catchy chorus, and pretending you can see the world around you through an Instagram filter.
So, now we know where Jason Mraz’s straw fedora went. Here’s the latest song and video from the Philadelphia folk-pop trio Good Old War, whose third album Come Back As Rain, is set to be released next week. The song’s called “Calling Me Names”, and with its sunny acoustic picking, ooh-la-la-la back-up vocals, and a chorus you’ll be singing along with before the second verse starts – callin’- callin’- callin’ me na-ee-ay-ames […]
PAUL’S TOP 100 OF 2010 – PART 4: #70-61 “We’re singing out of tune, but I still want to sing with you…”
The best songs of 2010 according to me. Part, the fourth:
#70: “I NEED A DOLLAR” by ALOE BLACC.
The title pretty much covers it. What I think I love most about this song is that it sounds like it could have been written in the 1930s, but it’s very clearly about now. The L.A.-based rapper went full-tilt retro-soul for his latest album Good Things, which includes a horned-up (as in brass) cover of […]