18/11/2020: “Holiday” by Weezer

I’ve written on Weezer’s eponymous debut album before. But I’m not done with it yet – there’s a lot of great songs on there!

And of course. It wouldn’t be the fantastic album it is without the solid roster of classics to pad it out.

Here’s a song with a bit of character. It’s got that bonafide Weezer mix of wry grungy grit and catchy, airy melodies. A grizzled wolf with a pretty red bow…

The rhythm is slightly off kilter, reinforcing the spontaneous feeling of the song. It’s about escape, that wish many of us have to buy some plane tickets to somewhere new armed with just a towel and a toothbrush. Especially in today’s lockdown…

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