4th of July

Album: Life In A Beautiful Light (2012)
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  • The opening track to Scottish singer-songwriter Amy Macdonald's third album, Life In a Beautiful Light, finds her recalling a childhood trip to New York with her family on Independence Day. "I was watching the 10th anniversary of 9/11 on the news late last year," she remembered. "I'm a very emotional person, I could cry at anything. But what I remember about my first visit to New York was watching the fireworks and feeling incredibly happy. So much bad has happened to the city since, but it's still an amazing place. I wanted to write an upbeat song to celebrate New York."

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  • Patrick from Wahiawa, HiAs an Olde Rock Dinosaur, this song reminds me of the Carpenters', "Top of the World."
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