“Sounds that conjure the colors purple and black,” that’s what Domino’s Cass McCombs press release says. Shout out to the Baltimore Ravens and our iChat color schemes, but why you gotta pigeonhole? Pseudo-synesthetes, pick your own sad kaleidoscope, that’s what we say. “County Line” is classic sad Cass: quiet organ, mellow warble, backcountry signs. What did I have to do to make you want me? You’re just a heartbreaking guy, now we’re seeing thirty: Tuesday morning future-love’s olive drab puddle-jumpers, little brother’s t-ball Orioles tee, blue cover Clinical Psychology our old girlfriend threw at us.
Stream: Cass McCombs’ “County Line”