This weather is just the pits. I know, I know, it’s not news. But it’s really bringin me down. And this thundery, extremely wet morning we’re all staring at wondering when we should dash outside and go through to work? JUST THE BEGINNING!
So, concerned that you might be feeling the same way, I thought I’d share a few songs with you. Sunday night I finally saw The Rapture and oh my god damn was it fantastic. What a tremendously tight, talented band. Luke Jenner’s vocals are a national treasure. He goes right up to the yodeling line and takes a flying punk rock leap over it. And since then I’ve basically been mainlining The Rapture to ease the pain of this piss poor weather. The new album, In the Grace of Your Love is damn good. A bit of a movement from their earlier stuff, but it sits alongside the percussion and cowbell bangers you know and love very well. At any rate, if their tour lands anywhere near you, go. Just go. You’re gonna love it. Even if you have to stay out way later on a school night than your old lady instincts tell you you should.
(Oh and also, you should watch Misfits, the show featured in that last video. The Rapture’s “Echoes” is the theme and it is a really good show: a bunch of sexy British 20 something fuck ups get super powers but don’t become super heroes. It’s great.)