Song of the Day #3,636: ‘Fool’s Gold’ – One Direction

In honor of my daughter Sophia’s 16th birthday, which falls in the middle of this week, I’m offering up five songs by one of her favorite bands, One Direction.

Sophia has many favorite artists, some of which are my favorites too, but this is one that I would almost certainly have never heard in depth were it not for her. And as I’ve discovered, that would have been a shame.

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Song of the Day #1,984: ‘Fools Gold’ – Fitz & The Tantrums

fitz_more_than_just_a_dreamBest Songs of 2013 – #10

Kicking off the top ten of my favorite 2013 songs is a track my wife discovered using Shazam when she heard it playing over a department store loudspeaker.

She has a knack for knowing instantly that she loves a song. I’m the opposite… it sometimes takes me a three or four listens before I have a clue.

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