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Friday, January 02, 2004
 

Song of the Year

Despite the trend of declining content in the last several years (the real reason for depressed music sales) the were some good songs released in 2003. I'd have to say Outkast's "Hey Ya!" is probably the overall best pop single of the year, across the board, if you want me to choose one that will matter to the masses. For me, however, the best song I was listening to was "Oceanfront Property" by a mysterious act called Day Cube, whose handmade CD's "Oceanfront Property" and "Naturally Strong" were in the free box at Wuxtry back in the summer, I think. There was an e-mail address for comments but no other indication of who the artist is and nobody's heard the guy ask about booking at local clubs. He never responded to my e-mail comments so I've taken the liberty of making an mp3 of the song available on my web space. I hope he'll feel encouraged enough to press on and do more. The song always makes me think of Sandra Bullock.
 
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