Is “Happy” The Song Of The Summer?

No, no, no, you say: Pharrell‘s “Happy” was the song of the Winter 2014, so it can’t also be the song of Summer 2014. But everywhere I went around New York this past weekend, as we approach Memorial Day, I heard Mr. Fire-Ranger-Hat exhorting us to clap along to his Smokey Robinson-tinged vocals and peppy beat. And the “Happy” video is pure summer-tinged fun: bopping around sun-drenched streets.

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