Song obsessions are those songs that we listen to on repeat. I noticed that my obsessions are often a week long. I also thought that other people might have similar obsessions. I’ve collected a panel of a few like-minded individuals and gotten their “song obsessions of the week.” Quite often it’s easy to explain why the song is good; it’s much hard to explain why we’re obsessed. Maybe you’ll become obsessed with one of these.
Basically the question of the week is why didn’t anyone tell me the Cherry Tree EP was so good? I’ve been listening to the whole thing a lot but the lead off track has been my favorite and most listened to.
For the drive down to NJ last weekend I scoured the Billboard Top 40 book of the 70â€™s looking for hits that I did not recall at all. One such song I came across was Head Eastâ€™s â€œLove Me Tonightâ€ â€“ and considering my guilty pleasure meter is high for their power pop meets AOR rock hit â€œNever Been Any Reasonâ€ I decided to do the dl. Despite that previous exposure I was unprepared for what awaited â€“ the most callous one-night-affair style 70â€™s love song Iâ€™ve ever been inflicted with. Itâ€™s difficult to paint a lyrical picture so reprehensible that Iâ€™m offended by a casual lay-me-and-leave staple. Yet here it is. But â€“ damn itâ€™s catchy!
This is all Adrian’s fault for putting it on his May mixtape. It’s gorgeous, and even though it’s over 9 minutes long, I keep putting it on repeat because I simply can’t get enough of it.