As someone who spends their time combing through the day’s rock news to report on the stories that you will care most about, I will be the first to admit that sometimes stories fall through the cracks. I’m not perfect, even though I really do try to be.
However, there are days where the news cycle is slower than usual and a story resurfaces that not only stops you in your tracks but makes you ponder so…many…questions! Today is one of those days. The story? There’s a Now compilation set called Now That’s What I Call Dad Rock.
While the set was first released in 2018, its existence was brought to light today thanks to the watchful eyes over at Loudwire. The compilation is made up of 59 tracks and contains songs from the likes of Queen, The Rolling Stones, U2, Nickelback, The Clash, Hozier, Spin Doctors, The Beastie Boys, Iggy & The Stooges, Sum 41 and plenty more. Its collection of tracks is both comforting and confusing but with the latter winning out in the madness constantly swirling in my head and has led to the following very, very important questions: