Friday Face-Offs: “Take Me Home Tonight” – 5th Place

YES. Why hasn’t Apple put this song in one of their iPod commercials? I guarantee that in a blindfold test, you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between this song and the gruesome infantile plunking on the Juno soundtrack.

Also, this video has one of the all-time great endings. The unresolved chord, the sigh, the nod of resignation … it’s like Beckett. Would someone please write their master’s thesis on this guy so I know how to feel about him?

Friday Face-Offs!