Sevens :: Steely Dan: Reelin’ in the Years

(Sevens, a new feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.)

Let me begin by saying that when the genre of yacht rock is finally sunk forever by the churning ocean of history and good taste, I’ll be one of the last to call SOS. There’s always been something grating about the entire style — two guys; usually mustachioed; playing lite, jazzy, half-rock for the lunchbreak set. And, really, “Reelin’ in the Years” is . . .

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