A Gospel of Skin: God at the Laundromat
Summer is ending, and you've got two choices: cry about it while sipping a too-soon pumpkin spice latte or absolutely throw down. We understand that the turning of the tides from long days and hot nights to long nights and overcast days can come with an overwhelming dose of the sads for many. But maybe a healthy dose of boogie is all we need to Reject that Cynicism, Defy those chilly feelings of Apathy, and Celebrate the Good that's past and the new season to come.
If you're raving against the dying of the light, then join us on a journey through decades of dance, expressed in synth, percussion, and high-vibe melodies so potent you might just levitate. A 21-song salute to the summer dance floor—one for every day of Earth Wind & Fire's September. Let's not let fall descend without the opportunity to turn to a friend and ask the iconic question first posed by EWF in 1978; "Hey, do you remember?" Listen to "Dancing in September," and try to stay in your seat—we dare you.
Take a seat, pour a drink, turn shuffle off and hit play. Our BitterSweet playlists are for listening. Not background playing, ideally. There are so few invitations and avenues for unhurried, undistracted listening in our world. Give yourself an hour with this playlist to appreciate where we are right now—thinking little about where we've been or where we're headed. Enjoy.
Ps. A little protip for Spotify users. I find the abrupt ends and silence between songs to be a bit distracting. The break often yanks me out of the space the music collection is working to create. If you agree, try this. Go to "Settings" on your Spotify desktop or mobile app. Scroll down to find the "Playback" settings, and set the "Crossfade Songs" slider to at least 8 seconds. Now your songs will flow seamlessly from one to the other.
Obiekwe "Obi" Okolo