I know, I know. This might seem like a random third choice here. Dance party and cocktail lounge are polar opposites. There are a plethora of other options I could have gone with. Bachelorette Party, Office Holiday Party, Sweet Sixteen. You can dance AND lounge to The Beach Boys so couldn’t they go into either of the other playlists? How does that classify a separate genre? So on and so forth.
Cool it. The answer is easy: POOL PARTIES ARE AWESOME. Who doesn’t have a wonderful memory from their youth of splashing around with an inflatable whale or inner tube? Besides, summer is only a month or so away. Even in LA where it’s temperate year round we can’t wait – 65 degrees is too cold to prance around in a bathing suit no matter where you are. Now that May is almost halfway over I can almost taste those Arnold Palmers and feel the warm breeze while kicking back on a chaise lounge. The sweetness made ever so much better by an excellent soundtrack. Ah….
Party On: Cannonball! by comfortadpole1
Don’t miss Voxtrot on their farewell “Goodbye Cruel World Tour” at the Echoplex on May 27, with We Barbarians, The Black, and The Ferocious Few. Get your tickets!
Young Rival is performing with Born Ruffians at the Echo on June 3. Tickets here.
The Tijuana Panthers will be at Echo Curio on May 21 with Woah Hunks and Christmas Island, followed by a FREE show at the Echo on the 24 with The Like and Dante vs. Zombies.
And check out Tsururadio’s great interview with Super Desserts (and accompanying mixtape!) here.
Lastly, while it only briefly features a pool – I would definitely play this song at a pool party, and this video is incredible.