Howard Druckman’s Top 12 Songs of 2022

Pictured above: TOBi 1. Julian Taylor – “Wide Awake” The melody of “Wide Awake” is sunny; the instrumentation, charming Americana/roots; the singing, unaffected. But it’s the lyrics, bittersweet and heartfelt, layered with multiple meanings, that captivate me most. The verses of “Wide Awake” offer loving remembrances of family scenes from Taylor’s early and teenage years: drinking sorrel and ginger beer at Christmas with his folks; … Continue reading Howard Druckman’s Top 12 Songs of 2022