Listening Post: Said the Whale

Said the Whale come from Vancouver, where apparently the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the debut of MXC is a pretty big deal.

Sure, a video that parodies a show that was itself a parody seems quaintly uncool, but it kind of fits the breezy and fun new single from these guys. Not a lot of guile or clever irony here — just straightforward, hook-laden pop with plenty of harmonies.

From their new album, Hawaii, here’s I Love You.

Chez Pazienza was the beating heart of The Daily Banter, sadly passing away on February 25, 2017. His voice remains ever present at the Banter, and his influence as powerful as ever.