A song that you can play on an instrument: This is Love, PJ Harvey
For my 30th birthday party we hung out at my house with some of our close friends and caught a nice buzz rather early. Once the sun set, we headed down the street to a bar for another few rounds, where a band was playing. We listened to them play a few songs, then they took a break. A couple friends were egging us on to take over their instruments to play a song. We had jammed with one of our friends, who is an amazing drummer, but we never played This is Love with this particular drummer before. However, that was the only song I knew I could play & remember all the words to as wasted as I was. Our good friend actually convinced the band on break to let us take over for a song… telling them “Ya know, you’re not very good. My friends are amazing, they’ll blow your mind.” I don’t know how that sold the half-assed band, but for some reason, it worked. I nervously strapped on a 5-string bass for the first time ever, the hubs strapped on the electric guitar and our good friend sat behind the drum-kit, never playing this song before in his life… we fumbled a tiny-bit through the opening, then somehow, came together to play This Is Love so hard, the entire bar’s jaws dropped, I swear. We nailed it, rocked the joint, and left everyone in the bar wanting more. Although, I don’t think we had another song in us, so it’s a good thing we walked away. It was an incredible feeling, and by far, my best birthday ever.