Yo La Tengo, "I'll Be Around"


Okay. I should breathe. I’m trying to remain calm. Because I already got all “THIS IS GREATEST THING IN THE HISTORY OF THE INTERNET!!!” today over that panoramic picture from the top of the Burj Khalifa building in Dubai. But it’s hard, because video director Phil Morrison has made what is the NEW GREATEST THING IN THE HISTORY OF THE INTERNET!!! (You had a nice run there, Burj Khalifa. Though short.) It is the new Yo La Tengo video, for a song from their new album, Fade, and it is about playing an acoustic guitar in the woods and cooking a meal with friends. Recipes for Spanish tortilla and spicy tortilla soup are included and Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan plays Ira Kaplan and it is all just so understatedly beautiful that I can barely stand it. Oh, and Ira talked to Bon Appetit magazine about making it.