Track of the Day: 'Suitcase'

Past TracksOh, how I wish the late BBC legend John Peel could hear this track! Sheffield's Standard Fare is an indie-pop trio with all of the goods, and enough Englishness to give the Kinks a run for their money. Frontwoman Emma Kupa is a delightful presence with a wry point of view and personality to spare. In this track she details the preparations she's made ahead of disappearing--that's right, splitsville. She's baked her jewels into a loaf of bread, apparently. And dug a bunker in her back yard. (We never hear exactly what has gone wrong.) However, two-thirds of the way through this track, Kupa counts off a guitar solo from bandmate Danny Howe that can only be described as blazing. If you've ever liked UK indie, waste not one more second. Click that link!

Suitcase by Standard Fare on Grooveshark

On iTunes: Standard Fare / "Suitcase"

new track button.png
Presented by

Brendan Hasenstab is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn.

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (and Why)

Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well. Bestselling author Mark Bittman teaches James Hamblin the recipe that everyone is Googling.

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (and Why)

Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well.

Video

Before Tinder, a Tree

Looking for your soulmate? Write a letter to the "Bridegroom's Oak" in Germany.

Video

The Health Benefits of Going Outside

People spend too much time indoors. One solution: ecotherapy.

Video

Where High Tech Meets the 1950s

Why did Green Bank, West Virginia, ban wireless signals? For science.

Video

Yes, Quidditch Is Real

How J.K. Rowling's magical sport spread from Hogwarts to college campuses

Video

Would You Live in a Treehouse?

A treehouse can be an ideal office space, vacation rental, and way of reconnecting with your youth.

More in Entertainment

Just In