Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Dan Parsons's "Firestarter" is a Single of the Week at iTunes

Local pop singer-songwriter Dan Parsons has a free track available via iTunes. It is called 'Firestarter' and it is a 'single of the week', meaning it will cost you a grand total of $0 to obtain. Obviously, you have to be using an application that represents the pinnacle of software design and development, the over-bloated iTunes (ok ok, it's acceptable on Mac, but terrible in Windows).

This is probably the first time I've ever heard a Dan Parsons track despite his name being bandied about the traps for quite some time now. It's listenable and will appeal who like indie singer-songwriters - like Ryan Adams, who coincidentally has a song with a similar name ('firecracker', as I was correctly corrected - I swear these uni assignment's are making me forgetful).

Someone mentioned on his myspace that he sounds a bit like Sebadoh, but based off this one song, I'm not sure where the comparison is exactly. Educate me, dear reader.

You can check out the official video for the song below.


Anonymous said...

The Ryan Adams song you're thinking of is actually called 'Firecracker'. It's off 'Gold'.

Darragh said...

Well spotted. My mistake!