Song of the Day #166 – Yo La Tengo

Hoboken, NJ is the birthplace of one of the most popular singers in American history: Frank Sinatra. Tonight I’m off to see a live show by another, not quite as famous, musical product of Hoboken – cult indie favorites Yo La Tengo. Today’s video is a “Take Away Show” from the excellent French music site of the same name. It features a live outdoor performance of two songs: A Girl Like You and the lovely On Our Way to Fall in Love. I love how this video was shot in a playground – you can hear the sound of kids laughing and playing throughout the performance, and it all blends together naturally and beautifully, almost like the kids are part of the song. If you like YLT, also check out Song of the Day #85.

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