Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Have You Seen These Kids? Vol. 2
Sitting on a bench in the sun during my lunch hour yesterday, I started to think about ‘sitting on a bench in the sun’-type songs. A band called Pilate came to mind.
I found out about these guys from my favorite college radio station. The first time I heard "Into Your Hideout," it filled my heart with glee.
Pilot Speed - Into Your Hideout
Lead singer Todd Clark's best Bono impersonation and the shimmering guitars did me in. Oh how my ears were elated.
I hadn't heard about Pilate in awhile and decided to see what was up. I looked online yesterday and to my surprise their name isn't Pilate anymore, it's Pilot Speed. And they released what appears to be a very exciting album called “Into the West” last year.
Here's a newer track that I discovered yesterday
Pilot Speed - Knife-Grey Sea
I think my favorite will always be "Alright." It’s such a lovely song, and it comes with an even lovelier video.
Pilot Speed is currently touring around Canada in support of “Into the West.” Hmmm, I wonder if we can bribe them to cross the border again with Hunter’s awesome cupcakes?