So, my band played last night, and I’m happy to report that it was the best performance we’ve ever done. It was so good and so fun that I’m still buzzed from it, and I’ve been able to think of little else all day.
At the same time, the band is starting to think about new cover songs to add to our repertoire, and the following, Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now) by Cracker is near the top of my list.
While we mostly do Rock & Roll from the 60s and 70s, I think this song, from 1992, is just such a great straightforward rocker that it would be a lot of fun to play. The connective tissue between the older stuff we do and this is that we focus on songs people can dance to, mostly mid-to-fast tempo, and I’m certain folks will get up and move to this Cracker song.
And then there’s David Lowery’s droll, edgy lyrics…and the lead guitarist’s hair…and the bass player in drag. Oh my!
Happy Weekend, everyone!