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The Top 10 Spoon Songs & a Band Retrospective

#1 Everything Hits At Once

Everything about this song is classic. From the opening synths and drums, to the mellotron (played by Conrad Keely of Trail fo Dead), wordplay, and guitar. This song and the album it’s from, early 2001’s Girls Can Tell, was pivotal to Spoon starting to get more attention and also showed Spoon becoming a better band defining it’s eclectic sound with punk roots, but a deep love of classic rock. It was a slow burner but this, and 2002’s Kill the Moonlight would lead to their breakout success. It was clear from this song that Britt Daniel understands hooks and melody.

Jeff Tom

Jeff Tom

Owner and Editor-in-Chief at The Austin Current I'm a native Austinite. In 1998 I founded one of the first successful blogs on the Internet, and have been writing daily since. I'm a singer-songwriter with my own band, have started multiple successful businesses as an entrepreneur, and have been an avid participant of the music, comedy, technology, and film scene of Austin for over a dozen years.