The Spring Standards - "Here We Go" (MP3) + A French Kiss Cocktail Recipe

by Sarah Zupko

21 June 2012

Today we bring you a new tune from the Spring Standards, a super poppy young band currently out touring with Rhett Miller.
 

Today we bring you a new tune from the Spring Standards, a super poppy young band currently out touring with Rhett Miller and playing a number of their own dates (list below). The band’s new album is yellow//gold and “Here We Go” is an intensely catchy pop tune from the record about true love and, yes, desire. So, we think the perfect cocktail to drink while playing this song is something romantic and bright, a drink I call the French Kiss. It goes something like this…

FRENCH KISS
2 oz. UV Vodka (either unflavored or citron)
1/2 oz. limoncello
dash of Cointreau or Luxardo triple sec
fresh lemon juice (not from a bottle, but the actual fruit)

Mix then add items below:

1 basil leaf
2 raspberries (optional)
a dash of Chambord poured into the mixed cocktail (will form a beautiful red bottom to the drink… use a small amount as Chambord is very sweet)

And now for the song…


  


TOUR DATES
Thu, June 21 - Doug Fir Lounge - Portland, OR - tix - w/Rhett Miller
Fri, June 22 - Crocodile Cafe - Seattle, WA - tix - w/Rhett Miller
Wed, June 27 - 7th St. Entry - Minneapolis, MN - More Info
Thu, June 28 - The Frequency - Madison, WI
Fri, June 29 - Columbia Park - Marshfield, WI
Sat, June 30 - Ignition Garage - Goshen, IN
Fri, August 10 - NightCat - Easton, MD - tix
Sat, August 11 - World Cafe Life Wilmington - Wilmington, DE - tix - w/ The Spinto Band
Fri, August 17 - Stereoterra - Beaverton, MI - tix
Sun, September 2 - Purple Fiddle - Thomas, WV

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