There’s nothing worse than being stuck inside on a rain-soaked afternoon. Or is that just an over-reaction? The New York-based Thunder and Sunshine delivers an opposing viewpoint with their song (and video) celebrating the quiet pleasures of a “Rainy Day.”
The brainchild of longtime area musician Esther Crow, the band’s origins are simple –have a child, decide to create material for them. She surrounded herself with a group of like-minded performers and viola, a band was christened. You can buy their debut CD, This Is Sunshine and Thunder, from their website.
The band is playing in Union Square Park on Thursday, July 11 at 11 am.
Here is the titular tune in question. “Rainy Day” has a heavy ’60s Mamas and Papas vibe to it, but the kids won’t know that:
Listen to the song on Spotify. Here is the kaleidoscope-delic video for the song, “Dance, Robot, Dance!”