Nada Surf – Popular

I always have and always will love this track by Nada Surf. In fact, the whole High/Low album is a personal classic and often referred back to when nostalgia comes creeping through my brain. The track “Popular” came around at that time in my life when popularity was the most important commodity to the vast majority of people in my age group and therefore the lyrics and tone resonated very strongly. 20 years on, however, I just like the hook and the verse commentary as it grows in intensity throughout the song.