This Time of Year – Screaming Maldini

This Time of Year song by Screaming Maldini is a wonderful way to spend a New Year’s Eve. The lyrics are written around a particular idea, which all the women in my acquaintance have had, at least once: That there are no men left to appreciate us this time of year. This song doesn’t focus on men; it celebrates the female species in general. I think that at least once or twice throughout my life, I will have the opportunity to experience the beauty of a woman in this time of year.

The music that makes up This Time of Year is fairly subdued. It has a soothing effect that balances out the harsher sounds of the song. The guitar work sounds like it belongs in a more relaxing environment, rather than an angry bar-band nightclub. The lyrics are delivered in a singsong style that reminds me a bit of when I was younger and would sing along with my favorite songs.

This song isn’t exactly long, but it feels long enough so that you want to hear it over again for the rest of your life. The vocals are soft and pleasant, lending this song the ability to put me in the holiday mood no matter what time of year it is. If you’re looking for a good time, listening to This Time of Year is definitely worth the download. Listen to it right here!