July 2, 2009

Swimming Pools

Eric Zener
Nothing says summertime like a couple of songs about swimming. And what better backdrop than California artist Eric Zener, who obsessively paints the webs of light and reflections in the underwater chlorine-filled worlds known as swimming pools.

Loudon Wainwright III - "Swimming Song" (from Attempted Mustache)

The Replacements - "Pool and Dive" (from Don't You Know Who I Think I Was?)

Real Estate - "Pool Swimmers" (from Fake Blues 7")

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - "Swimming Pools" (from We Brave Bee Stings and All)

Loudon Wainwright III