Party Up– Hilary Duff
Ultimate nostalgia, Party Up and the entirety of the Metamorphosis album brings me back to my elementary school days. Lizzie McGuire was the bomb.
The Cape As Red As Blood– Into the Woods
Thanks to the melodic lyriclessness of this piece, it brings to mind the whole soundtrack (and, consequently, the brilliance of Sondheim). “The cow as white as milk, the cape as red as blood, the hair as yellow as corn, the slipper as pure as gold….”
Maps– Maroon 5
Just a night or two ago, my friend and I were driving to the next city over with my iPod on shuffle. When this came on, he turned to me nervously and asked “This isn’t Sugar is it?” It’s not. But it’s so great.