At this point I don’t even know if I need to write words anymore about this dude. He releases an album seemingly every week, and despite some of it sounding tired and worn our there is almost always at least one track that manages to make it thru the cut and get some major air time on my playlist.
It could be because my first introduction to Nick Ward was the music video for Aubrey Plaza, complete with wings and a guitar-laden bedroom-pop sound that I immediately though of Sufjan Stevens. Ok to be real it’s probably just the wings. That said, there’s some quirky goodness here that evokes Sufjan, which should be enough to give it a go.
Straight up feel-good tracks are what we need in abundance during the downtimes of COVID, social issues and everything else going on in the world today. Weekend has it, in spades. It’s also just cute as hell.