Sevens :: Palace Brothers/Gulf Shores

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

The muse that is 'Summer's end' has long served as an allegory for countless pieces of prose, poetry and, of course, song. From the Beach Boys to Don Henley ("Boys of Summer," anyone?), the bittersweet transition from the warm, stereotypically carefree, months of the season into Autumn are often tinged with a touch of nostalgia and/or melancholy. become a member or log in.