Hamilton + Rostam - In a Black Out

| Kerri

Midnight where we used to dance
Underneath the ugly halogen lamps
Oh, it all went away so fast
In a black out

We’ll wait for the year
When the tide comes
Rolling over the rails
From here 'til the end
Of the island
Washing away

I rent a room with all our stuff
When you come home I’d lift you up
And there’s only the two of us
In a black out

I've heard at least part of "A 1000 Times" about a thousand times since it's release back in July, and vaguely knew there was significant hype around this newly formed duo, but I must confess to not having seen the Apple commercial (has gone viral I guess?) that features this track, nor knowing exactly who these guys were, until yesterday. In case you're in a similar boat, I'll catch you up. First, this song was number 9 on Sirius XMU's top 41 indie songs of the year (that was my introduction). Second and more interesting, Hamilton is the former lead singer from The Walkmen and Rostam is the producer who recently exited Vampire Weekend. So yeah, their pedigree deserved the buzz I was noticing (but not paying attention to). Finally, I chose this as today's Most Important Song because it is a perfectly mellow way to come down after a packed couple of weeks. It's my holiday hangover cure. 

RIYL: The Walkmen, Car Seat Headrest, Angel Olsen, Parquet Courts

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