This article is from Issue 63: May/June 2013

“We wrote this music for the uncynical ear,” Thad Cockrell says. “And not, like, music geeks. Just people.” It shows, too. Cockrell and his band, LEAGUES, write the sort of music you loved back before everything got all weepy and earnest. It’s the music you still love, if you’re brave enough to admit it. The sort of music that makes you roll down the windows and drive over the speed limit. It’s rock ‘n’ roll that actually rolls.