The Boys of Summer is a popular song by American rock band Don Henley, released in 1984. It was the lead single from his album Building the Perfect Beast and is one of Henley’s most recognizable and popular songs. The song is about the loss of innocence of youth and the passing of time, and has become an anthem for summertime nostalgia. The song has been covered by numerous artists, and its iconic music video has become a classic of the MTV generation.
Overview of Boys of Summer
The Boys of Summer is a song that explores the theme of nostalgia and the passing of time. It tells the story of a man looking back on his summer days, and the memories of his youth that have faded away. The song is set in a summertime atmosphere, with its iconic music video featuring a beach-side scene and a young man driving a vintage convertible. The song was a commercial success, reaching the top 10 in several countries, and the music video was nominated for several MTV Video Music Awards.
Full Lyrics of the Song
Out on the road today, I saw a deadhead sticker on a Cadillac
A little voice inside my head said, “Don’t look back, you can