Song Crush: Broken Bells – “Holding On For Life”

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I’ve been harboring this secret for about ten years now, so I think it’s about time to come clean…
I think I might have a crush on James Mercer.

He’s like a good-looking science fiction author, or an 11th grade history teacher, or the guy you’re not supposed to publicly admit to finding attractive, because all of your friends will automatically wrinkle their noses and respond, “Really?!”

But all weird crushes aside, we need to talk about Broken Bells. What isn’t a secret is the fact that whatever Danger Mouse touches turns to gold, but seriously, I can’t get “Holding On For Life” out of my head.

Give it a listen and let me know what you think: