In honor of Spoon’s newest album release today, They Want My Soul, we’re featuring our favorite track from the album, “Do You.”
In traditional style of the Texas group, this song is familiar and yet completely different.
Soft vocals barely outmatching an unplugged electric guitar, a gritty chorus, and don’t forget about an interlude with nice foot boppin’ harmonies. It sounds like British indie rock. But Daniel’s ever-honest vocals and the complex interweaving of instruments (even the almost imperceptible running clap) keeps the song from sounding trite.
Spoon leaves a trademark in whatever style they attempt and while “Do You” the song emerges as an homage, it has the confidence to make it already sound like a classic.
Dropcam’s CEO has a surprisingly common sense approach to employee productivity and retention: don’t hire assholes, be good to your employees, and don’t overwork people. As such, no one has ever left Dropcam.
If more companies employed this approach I might still work for one.