Yeah, the rope swing was fun. Sure. Whatever. They’re having the best kind of fun. Buncha friends ditching school or work at the old swimming hole. They’ve got more nerve than sense. Chicks dig that, and will join in if you let them. I’m not interested in any of that.
When the video started, it started with the usual lightweight, overproduced soundtrack. I realized that it’s the default thematic, tonal, and topical format for pop music in the twenty-teens. The jury is in. Christopher Cross is the most influential musician of all time. OF ALL TIME.