It's..... The happiest blog on earth

The Beach Boys wrote a song about: Salt Lake City.

It's not clear why. They single out the city for having "the grooviest kids," a radio station, and a park near the city.

My friend Laura noticed the song contains a lyric that's bafflingly bad. I'll consecrate it here as a free-form poem.

The way the kids talk
      so cool
    is an out-of-sight
"Screw the Beach Boys' version..." wrote one alt-weekly. "[Utah punk band] Thunderfist penned the ultimate two-minute tribute to the city by the dead lake -- and they did it under the influence of our mere 3.2 Pabst, to boot..."

12:02 PM