I became mesmerized by the album cover — a masterpiece right out of Microsoft Paint. The art style made me feel like Sidney Gish got me without even having listened to any other song. From that point on, No Dogs Allowed was in my ears at all times.
Summer 2021 was almost the summer of post-vaccine freedom — almost. Continuing our annual tradition, we’ve compiled a list of songs that captured the hope, sorrow and personal growth we experienced over the break.