Song of the Day, February 17: 5 Miles Outside Monroe by Vigilantes of Love

VOL5MilesToday’s song is an urgent tale from Vigilantes of Love’s wonderful Blister Soul. Singer and songwriter Bill Mallonee takes two tropes and weaves them into a cohesive, compelling whole. 5 Miles Outside Monroe is a driving song, a standard rock theme. Set on the dark rural highways of Georgia, it’s also a slice of Southern gothic. Rocking harder than the Vigilantes usually do, the track moves fast, its headlights slashing through the darkness, just catching the action.

Enjoy this well-crafted song today.

 

Advertisements

About Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
Freelance writer, researcher, online comic vendor, and project manager. Fan of a wide range of music -- especially folk and 80s pop -- vintage comics, British TV, and LGBT fiction.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

RBHSWebComics

all contents © Robert Hulshof-Schmidt

Weekly Top 40

The Weekly Top 40 1955-2016

Major Spoilers

We know you love comics. We do, too.

The Immortal Jukebox

A Blog about Music and Popular Culture

Greatest British Songs

The best songs from British bands and artists

Social Justice For All

Working towards global equity and equality

%d bloggers like this: