Song of the Week: Midnight City by M83

Song of the Week: Heat of the Moment by Asia

Song of the Week: Follow You Down by the Gin Blossoms

Song of the Week: Broken Heart (13 Valleys) by Big Country

Song of the Week: “Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand” by Primitive Radio Gods

Title: Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand

Artist: Primitive Radio Gods

Release: June 1996

Did You Know: This one hit wonder gained fame after being featured in the “Cable Guy” soundtrack before it was released as a single. The song heavily samples “How Blue Can You Get” by B.B. King, who is conveniently performing at the Northern Quest Casino on Saturday, May 5th. No, I’m not getting paid to write that! I’m offended you would even think such a thing! But if you do go to the show and mention this blog, that would be great. K thanks bye.

Song of the Week: A Real Hero by College ft. Electric Youth

Title: A Real Hero

Artist: College featuring Electric Youth

Did You Know: This hauntingly beautiful song isn’t from the 80’s, but it might as well be. A key component of the amazing soundtrack from the movie “Drive”, A Real Hero provides the perfect atmosphere for Ryan Gosling’s finest hour. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, you should, but prepare for a gritty flick that harkens back to film noir of the 40’s and 50’s. While your at it, buy the soundtrack. Best album of the year…double stamp it!

Song of the Week: “The Promise” by When In Rome

Title: The Promise

Artist: When In Rome

Release: June 1988

Peak Chart Position: #11

Did You Know: Not only was When In Rome a one-hit wonder with “The Promise”, but the band only released a single album before breaking up. How would’ve the world been different if the band had stayed together? No one knows for sure, but most experts speculate that Justin Beiber would never have been born, the Mariners would have won multiple World Series, and zombies would occupy 90% of retail jobs. If you think you recognize this song, it’s probably from Napoleon Dynamite, where it was featured in the end credits.