All-Time Top 25 Tunes (post 21)

The twenty-first track in my All-Time Top 25 Tunes is number sixteen, ‘Closer’ by Kings of Leon.

Yes, I do know that ‘Closer’ is a blates nod in the direction of ‘Leave’ by REM, but unlike that, admittedly brilliant, track ‘Closer’ knows when – and how – to finish.

The bluesy vocal over pulsing, whooping guitar with electric fuzzed-up atmos and firmly struck percussion combine to make a delicious pool of noise.

Put your headphones on.

Crank the volume up to eleven.

Lower yourself in to the pool.

And enjoy.


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