December 1, 2007

The Christmas Sound with The Swimmers

Hey look! It’s finally December 1st. Since Thanksgiving fell relatively early in the month this year, the Christmas emails and music started filling my inbox in mid-November. That’s too early to start being holly jolly. With a sigh of relief, December has arrived and I can start sharing the goods with you guys that I’ve been sitting on.

Here’s one from Fuel/Friends favorite out of Philly, the retro jangle and shimmer-harmonies of The Swimmers. Great minds think alike, I see that Philly pal Bruce posted this same song earlier today — and his description of it is spot-on so we’ll just be lazy and repeat it: “A little bit indierock, a little bit Motown.”From that opening thump-buh-bump beat, he’s right.

The Christmas Sound – The Swimmers

The Swimmers play a Christmas party show at World Cafe Live in Philly on Tuesday at 7pm.

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  • Hey…it’s double the pleasure I say, seeing this song here also!

    Bruce — December 1, 2007 @ 6:37 pm

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