A Half Decade Track by Track Retrospective of “Wide Awake” by Parquet Courts
“Wide Awake” Parquet Courts reaches its 5th anniversary. To celebrate we look back through its 13 tracks, and how its message applies to today.
The panda bear’s diet consists entirely of devouring bamboo sticks. Last night, however, The Panda feasted on baseballs. Two Justin Verlander fastballs.Even an Al Albuquerque slider. The Kung Fu Panda, the roly-poly, lovable third baseman stole the spotlight in Game 1. This was supposed to be Verlander’s time, Miguel Cabrera’s time. Instead, it was Panda time. His first three World Series at-bats resulted in home runs. The first two were on 96 mile-per-hour heaters coming from the right hand of Verlander. In his first at bat, he fell down in the count 0-2. A letter-high fastball was slung from Verlander, and … Continued