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Songs You May Have Missed #669

BØRNS: “10,000 Emerald Pools” (2015)

Originally featured on his 2014 four-song EP, then anchoring his full-length debut Dopamine a year later, the psychedelically sweet “10,000 Emerald Pools” helped propel singer-songwriter and Michigan native Garrett Borns onto US rock and alternative charts.

While fans of MGMT and Lana Del Rey will probably take to the trippy, falsetto-driven psych pop sound, those old enough to know who T. Rex is might hear enough glam touches to pique interest too.

That said, an appreciation of melodic pop wrapped in glittery production is your only pre-qualification to take this musical plunge.

Rush’s Geddy Lee Appears as Cardboard Cutout at Blue Jays Game

(via Ultimate Classic Rock)

Geddy Lee was recently spotted at Toronto Blue Jays home games. The Rush frontman is among the cardboard cutouts found in the stands at baseball games these days. The coronavirus pandemic has kept people from attending sporting events in person, so many teams have placed cutouts of fans in the stadium’s seats…

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Songs You May Have Missed #668

Deep Purple: “Anthem” (1968)

From their 1968 sophomore LP The Book of Taliesyn. On later albums Ritchie Blackmore and company would certainly rock harder. But they were arguably most interesting in their progressive rock infancy, as this track attests.

To any fan of classic-era Moody Blues, this one will sound like musical comfort food.

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