Tuesday, December 23, 2008

I passed out

246. the Olympic Hopefuls - "Holiday" (from the Fuses Refuse to Burn LP, 2024 Records, 2004

Like the Improv Olympic, the Olympic Hopefuls were later forced by the actual Michael Phelps style Olympics to change their name, thus becoming simply the Hopefuls, which isn't nearly as good a name. This song is sweet though. I heard it today on an old mix CD I found in my bedroom in sunny (opposite) Chicago. Indie rock days, those were.

(fun fact, though the iMeem the link above might promise to take you to the best songs of 2008, a good number of those songs will actually suck. Stay tuned to YMD this week for the actual, scientifically proven best songs and albums of the year)

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