Saturday, January 15, 2011

"Ghost" by Howie Day

Whatever ghosts have haunted Howie Day in the past, it's the sincere hope of the Pop Culture Institute that this year for his birthday - today, natch! - he exorcises the crap out of it and finally gets some peace of mind. Although, for a sensitive singer-songwriter* like him, the kind of troubles he's had aren't so much problems as solutions to the age-old dilemna of what to write about...

The song Ghost originally appeared on Day's self-released 2000 album Australia, which was re-released in 2002 after Day signed a contract with Epic Records; he's seen here performing it on The Late Late Show during the tenure of its second host, Craig Kilborn.

*Albeit a sensitive singer-songwriter with a propensity for some serious douchebaggery, given the nature of said troubles...
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