Compiling a year-end Top 10 list means making plenty of painful nips, tucks, and tweaks. And so, as your Idolators prepare their Jackin’ Pop singles lists, we present “Stuck At Eleven,” a daily look at the songs that came thisclose to making the final cut.
Our first entry is Butch Walker’s “When Canyons Ruled The World,” a bittwersweet ode to L.A. and all of its sleazy late-night glories. It’s the ever-so-appropriate closing number on The Rise And Fall Of Butch Walker And The Let’s-Go-Out-Tonites!, and despite its rueful lyrics and ever-louder “la-da-da-da” backing vocals, this one got weeded out of the singles list pretty quickly, mostly to make room for [REDACTED]:
Butch Walker & The Let’s-Go-Out-Tonites – When Canyons Ruled The World [MP3, link expired]