The New Pornographers last Sunday, ohhh my goodness. That show made me way, way too happy.
I was pretty sure it was going to be awesome, because New Pornographers–but that was above and beyond what I expected. I have never seen a band do massively multi-part harmonies like that live. I have never seen indie kids come so alive at a show, but how could they not? Their music is so completely full of joy as to overwhelm all capacity for coolness–not that I have any of that in the first place, but I wasn’t the only one dancing! It was all so pretty and so full of happy. Also, Kendal went with me, and that was pretty cool or something.
Here is a live video of “The Crash Years,” because them playing this song made me so happy and I want to see them over and over again.