Thanks to Stereogum for adding me to his “cool kids” blogroll, now I only need to get cool and shave a decade or two off my age. In honor of being added to his site here’s the coolest song I’ve yet to post.
I couldn’t decide whether to write about Cars Can Be Blueor not on Songs:Illinois. It’s a type of writers block mp3 bloggers get I think. It happens when you think something’s great but then you start to question your own taste in music and whether or not people will actually like what you’re about to write about. What put me over the edge was the subtle encouragement of Tullycraft naming CCBB as one of their new favorites.
While some of their songs are typical of what you might expect from a twee-like band, others are radically different. I suppose the most shocking song is called “Dirty Song” and it is so NSFW that you could be fired for even thinking about listening to it (so get your headphones on first). Some, if not all of these songs, are on Cars Can Be Blue’s debut 2005 release on Happy Happy Records called All The Stuff We Do.