14 April 2009

Balloon Man

I recently heard this classic while leaving my ipod on shuffle.

Why do I like the song so?

The chiming guitars. The walking bass. The Midtown locales mentioned. And the line, "and it rained, like a slow divorce." Those are plenty of reasons, I think.

Here's a live video of recent 2007 vintage. I think I saw him in Hoboken on this tour, not that you care one whit.

Unfortunately, the original video is nowhere to be found on YouTube, so you'll have to settle for the original song:

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