“This Will Be Our Year” by The Zombies
This hopeful piano procession was at one point a sad footnote of a band whose year it certainly wasn’t. As shortly after this song was recorded, the band split up, only to have a huge hit two years later with “Time of the Season.” But by that time the band members were onto different projects. But the Zombies are back to touring again, so there’s a happy ending. The way that singer Colin Blunstone sings, “you don’t have to worry, all your worrying days are gone,” you really believe him and you can almost feel your heart inflate with possibility. Click here to hear him speak about it on the September edition of the Metro Monthly Music Podcast.