heard on the wire

This much delight fills columns

I could have picked any of several tracks from The Big Roar, one of the finest LPs of 2011, but while this contender for this year’s song-from-each-year-of-my-life is perhaps the most predictable, it’s also the most worthy.

And the video is filmed in a bike shop.


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