Musical February : Day 27

As a big music fan I’m much enjoying taking part in Bee’s ” Love is in Da Blog” Challenge for the month of February.

Today’s prompt is an alternative love song from my 50’s so I’m picking Under Cover of Darkness  by American rock band The Strokes.

The single served as the lead single for their fourth studio album, Angles, and was released on line on 9 February 2011 as a free download for 48 hours exclusively. It was the first single release from the band in five years. The track received positive reviews, managing to reach UK’s BBC Radio 1 A Playlist; before going on to debut at number 47 on the respective chart.

The accompanying video was directed and produced by Warren Fu and begins with a clip of the music video for  You Only Live Once, and contains a reference to the song Last Nite. The reference occurs when Julian Casablancas throws his microphone stand (which he also did in the video for “Last Nite”) while stating that “everybody’s singing the same song for 10 years. This led some to believe he was talking about the longevity of arguably the band’s most popular single. However, in a 2014 interview, Casablancas stated that this line was an opinion of the music business essentially churning out the same old pop music without ever innovating, and not a reference to The Strokes or any particular band.

(Love Is In Da Blog” Rules/suggestions

  1. Join in! No matter where, when and with what. You missed the first day or week? Don’t worry. Just jump in when it suits you.
  2. Send us the link! My blog is public again, so ping-backs work. A ping-back is a link from one WP blog to another. If you blog on another platform, please leave your link in the comments.
  3. Tag your post either with “Love Is In Da Blog” or “LoIsInDaBl” or “Love Is In Da Blog 23” or #LoIsInDaBl23. You can also use these as hashtags for Twitter and other Social Networks to give your post more exposure.
  4. No matter which music the prompt favours, you create with it whatever you please and whatever length you please (no pun intended 😉 ) as long as it is about “LOVE.”
  5. I post the prompt post the day before, so you have some time to make up your mind and create your post. There won’t be two different posts, and I hope it’s not too confusing.
  6. If you like, use this picture for your readers to find the posts.
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