Playlist of the Week, 2/28

Anne Nickoloff, Staff Reporter

“Prince Johnny” — St. Vincent
Finally, St. Vincent’s new self-titled album was released. “Prince Johnny” layers St. Vincent’s breathy, melodious vocals over a groovy beat.

“Wanderlust” — Wild Beasts
The dark rhythm and tappy drum beats of Wild Beasts’ new “Wanderlust,” off of recent album “Present Tense,” breaks into swoopy vocals that sound like they belong in a fantasy film. It’s hard to understand any of the accented lyrics, but the song is catchy nonetheless.

“Sloppy Seconds” — Watsky
I’m pretty upset I didn’t get to see Watsky at Spot Night after hearing what everyone had to say about the show. Apparently, it was pretty wild. And this song has both a great rhythm and a great message; who cares about a broken pipe in The Spot when it’s from a wordsmith like this?

“Let’s Go” — Matt & Kim
So, I’m assuming by the few “Battle of the Bands” posters I’ve seen around Case Western that Matt & Kim is headlining Springfest. Correct me if I’m wrong, though; I haven’t heard an official announcement. Let’s just hope we can see a live version of “Let’s Go,” an offbeat, high-energy song, when the weather starts to warm up.

“In the Summertime” — Mungo Jerry
Okay winter, we’ve had enough of you. I don’t think I’ve wanted it to warm up this badly… well, ever. And this summertime song just doesn’t feel right without the sun shining. Please, Cleveland? Please?