Song of the Day #2,367: ‘Cover Up the Sun’ – Counting Crows


Best Songs of 2014 – #11
‘Cover Up the Sun’ – Counting Crows

I saw Counting Crows in concert last summer and loved the show but was underwhelmed by a couple of tracks from their then-upcoming album, Somewhere Under Wonderland.

When I got the album, I was pleased to find that they’d played my two least favorite tracks, and the rest of the record was as light and lovable as those two were ponderous and dull.

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Song of the Day #2,256: ‘Earthquake Driver’ – Counting Crows

counting_crows_somewhere_under_wonderlandMy wife and I saw Counting Crows in concert a few months ago, in a sort of 90s throwback show with opening band Toad the Wet Sprocket.

They sounded wonderful. Frontman Adam Duritz looked like he’s just crawled out of a dumpster but his distinctive voice was in top form and he rattled off his intricate lyrics without a hitch, owning every moment onstage.

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