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“Wake Up Today” — Def Space



Def Space’s Phillip Luna isn’t putting up with your bullshit — you are getting out of bed, right this very minute. With lyrics written entirely in the second-person imperative, Luna’s charmingly untrained voice and cheery guitar strumming coax you through the morning ritual (“Put on your white shirt and stretch your arms and legs”) then give you a pep talk. You’ve apparently had a hard time romance-wise, but Luna won’t let you mope indoors. “The sun is up and waiting just for you,” and it’d be rude not to greet him. (“The moon,” Luna helpfully reminds us, “is out there, too.”) Also out there — Luna’s rocket ship for two. Hope your heart’s healed at this point, because as Luna warns after you’ve already climbed onboard, “love is all we have for fuel.”

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