Friday, October 09, 2015

Dawes - "Things Happen"

With Jeb Bush's "stuff happens" comment in the news, I'm constantly thinking of "Things Happen," the lead single from the latest Dawes record, All Your Favorite Bands. Yes, the video is dippy, and some of the lyrics are kinda dumb. ("Like an honest signature on a fake ID"? Oof.) But the melody works like gangbusters, and the chorus gets at an essential truth: If you want to choose to be angry about everything, hey, that's on you.