Sweet Summertime

Album: Love Stories & Other Musings (2012)
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  • This is a track from Seattle post-grunge band Candlebox's fifth studio album, Love Stories & Other Musings. Candlebox frontman Kevin Martin told Artist Direct: "It's inspired by what my job does, where it takes me, and how far it takes me away from my family."
  • Martin penned the song in the dining room at his apartment. He told Artist Direct: "I was kicking around some simple guitar patterns. I tried to simplify the songwriting on this record a lot more. It was more about melodies than it was about construction. Music is music. It's everywhere, and you can grab it when it's ready. In all honesty, it's my favorite song on the record. I love how the song starts with the drum beat. It's very Americana."


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