The sirens blaring at the start don’t bode well for the subject of this memorable one-hit wonder. We take another listen.
Earl McGrath isn’t a name you hear much of in rock — but he had a bigger influence than you know. “Earl’s Closet” is proof-positive.
It was an infectious mashup of New Wave, disco, and synth-pop. Have another listen to this 80s hit, and bet you’ll be hearing it all day!
If you miss the classic power pop of The Cars or Cheap Trick, you’ll want to check out The Airport 77s and their latest.