Song of the Day 2/22/12: Carter Tanton - "Murderous Joy"
Carter Tanton is a singer-songwriter that's just getting back into the world of music again after exiting his band Tulsa a few years ago. The single off his debut solo record from last year "Murderous Joy" is an infectious little pop gem that ended up being one of my favorite songs from 2011. There was something just so timeless about the simple vocal melodies and glistening acoustic guitars -- this thing could have been from just about any decade between the 60s and now. While I found myself not being in love with the rest of his album, Freeclouds, "Murderous Joy" is an simply irresistible. Enjoy below: