Song of the Day #2,587: ‘Cheerleader’ – OMI

omi_cheerleaderAfter a few weeks in 1982, I’m bringing things back to 2015, taking a look at the Billboard charts as summer wraps up and makes way for fall.

The battle for Song of the Summer has no clear winner this year. My vote goes to Walk the Moon’s ‘Shut Up and Dance,’ which had a strong Billboard run and embodies the spirit a Song of the Summer should exhibit.

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Song of the Day #1,664: ‘Cheerleader’ – St. Vincent

st_vincent_cheerleaderSt. Vincent showed up in my video round-up last year with ‘Cruel,’ a video in which she was kidnapped by a family, forced to serve them and then buried alive in the front yard.

This year she returns as a giant museum exhibit who breaks free from her bonds before literally falling to pieces.

I think the woman has some issues. Fortunately she’s working them out through compelling short films for our enjoyment.

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