Because nothing says “I think I love you” like an ocarina solo. Simply stated, plainly sung—no one can accuse Joey Ramone & Co. of overdoing it. This music gets the job accomplished in something like eight lines, a quarter of that are also the title. “You’ve expressed explicitly your contempt for matrimony…” sighs Alvvays singer Molly Rankin, cooing this tale of contemporary courtship with irresistibly sweet sincerity. He’s too cool to wed; she’s too smitten to cover her feelings.
Adele is quantity six on our record, together with her single “Make You Feel My Love.” Before he passed, Buddy Holly loomed large in the early days of rock and roll, in no small part as a result of signature percussive-like strum of his guitar and the slight nation music twang of his vocals. Both are on display on this quantity, which confidently declares that a relationship will carry on, if … Read More