Bring things back to life now.
It is not magic per se – but it sure feels like it. Like it always does, when it proves interesting and inexplicable; becomes exciting and enticing; turns nothing into something – like a four-year-old fixated with an oversized lolly for reasons not known why, and yet having a go at it again and again, while still taking care to leave enough to have the same wonderful feeling last for the next few days.
It sounds simple, these loops of mere tune and text – but it makes your heart soar, your fingers dance, your eyes smile.
And that, is snow in California.
(Perhaps this marks the band’s return to form after their sophomore slump.)
Bloody hell. After months of inactivity, I am suddenly being tagged left, right and centre on Facebook. I value my privacy highly, but this makes me feel like a rock star already. Sigh.