The other day I was out and about in an automobile, listening to local radio station Three D Radio (they play a fabulous variety of music). While I was listening, “Dream All Day” by The Posies came on, and I thought “Wow – I haven’t heard that in ages. I’d forgotten what a great song it is.” It also reminded me of the album it’s on: 1993’s Frosting On The Beater. And then I remembered a comment somebody once made, saying that the album started with one of the best pairs of songs to ever open a rock album. (I think they called it a “1-2 punch”.) I’d agree with that.
So, my humble request today is for you to listen – as nature (and The Posies) intended – to the first two tracks on Frosting On The Beater:
Yep: a great pair of songs to open a rock album.
Track three is no slouch, either. It’s called “Flavor Of The Month“, and it sounds a little like this:
Oh, and speaking of those three tracks…
I’m guessing that the band’s record company had confidence in what it heard, because all three tracks were chosen to be the album’s singles. Track 1 (“Dream All Day”) was the first single, track 2 (“Solar Sister”) was the second, and track 3 (“Flavor Of The Month”) the third. There’s quality radio programming right there, folks.
Thank you, Three D Radio, for playing “Dream All Day” on that particular day at that particular time while I was in an automobile listening to Three D Radio.