Monday, April 24, 2017

Song of the Day: "Dynamite" by Taio Cruz

This weekend, I went to a wedding where I had the great joy of gathering on the dance floor with many relatives. You haven't lived until you've seen my 87-year-old great-aunt Lorrie cut a rug to tunes like  "Dynamite." by Taio Cruz
And while the video is basically a jiggle show for the men-folk, "Dynamite" IS an amazingly catchy song. Picture the scene. You're at the wedding of your cousin, someone you've seen only a handful of times over the years but for whom you are developing a slow-burn familial affection. 

You're talking to another relative who's "blood," but you can't quite figure out how. You've just complimented her beaded blouse and she's telling you why she hates her job. Suddenly, Taio Cruz summons you to put your hands in the air. And you're at a wedding, so you're obviously, like him, wearing all your favorite brands—or at least are in a presentable state. 

So you bid goodbye to your cousin/aunt twice removed, saying, "Girl, I've gotta catch up with you later, because they're playing my jam."

Chances are, she gets it.

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