50 songs from last year – #20 – Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)

Another case of a band suddenly becoming huge without doing anything particularly differently from the way they’ve been going for years. On one hand I’m happy to see them get some well-earned attention, on the other I wonder if this means there was a shortage of new ideas last year.

Seasons (Waiting On You) is great, though, of course, not the best they’ve done but deserving of the praise it’s got anyway. Here’s the now famous Letterman performance…

…and here’s the music video.

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