Some places just make this or that song pop up immediately. What music do you think about when you see the name of that city?
Well, I think Pearl Jam straight away. Cliché or no cliché the fact was that when I came down for breakfast after my first night in Seattle, this is the song the radio was playing:
It’s interesting how music is capable of associating itself so strongly to places becoming part of their identity. It’s not only a matter of how others think of the place but also, in this case, how the place sees itself (well, the people in the place of course…).