LANY frontman Paul Klein wrote this when he was 18, basing it on a chord progression he played at soundchecks. The band's drummer, Jake Goss, insisted he use it, so they wrote and recorded the song in one day: July 13. That's where the song got its name.
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.