‘Wildcat’ by The Rosebuds

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Wildcat by The Rosebuds

Last night I posted a song that got stuck in my head, so I thought I’d try it again tonight. I randomly started listening to The Rosebuds again, specifically their first album, Birds Make Good Neighbors. They’re big single off of this album was Blue Bird, but I got hooked on Wildcat, a somber little number about a boy falling in love with a girl and wanting her to run away with him. She tells him she can’t, that bad things will happen if she leaves, especially for her little sister. But he tries not to worry about her, because he knows that she’s strong and she can take care of herself.

I love the keyboard in this song, the subtle drum beat and the gentle strum on the guitar. It all comes together so nicely, especially with Kelly Crisp’s voice, which makes me melt. Yet again, listen on repeat and enjoy.


P.S. I made the image above from several different photos of cats falling, found in the Life Photo Archive. The font is Bebas, a freebie you can find here.

June 25, 2009