Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Food Flavored Song of the Day: Need You Now by Peppercorn

On the Wednesday nearest April 23rd the Masonic Lodge of St. George (Number 200) pays its annual rent for using the Old State House as a meeting place. The ceremony consists of a parade, gun salute and the governor arriving in a fancy carriage to accept the payment. What does a meeting house like this cost? Why a single peppercorn perched on a silver plate which is on top of a velvet cushion of course.

I'm currently drafting a letter to governor asking him to consider "Need You Now" by Peppercorn as the ceremony's permanent theme song. The two seem made for each other.


"Need You Now" is from the forthcoming album Wasted Summer: