How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be seen and Beyonce to be heard singing “God Bless America” live on TV.
Via the magic of Twitter we also know some of our favorite musicians spent the day overeating, overdrinking, watching Independence Day, and in two cases, recklessly planking. I’ve posted the best tweets below chronologically, and collected any attached photos in a gallery above. Click through for pics of Bethany Cosentino’s boob coozie, the National and Beirut sharing a meal, Mrs. Wayne Coyne topless with Cheetos, and a photo of outdoor fireworks from Ducktails intended to rub it in to those of us you who spent the night inside watching Hoarders. Whoever they may be.
Oh, and FlyLo dropped a free 2hr24min MP3 mix of his favorite songs for summer, so don’t miss the DL link in his tweet.
But seriously, we had a planking incident go horribly wrong today. Hope the bone isn’t broken. In waiting room for diagnosisless than a minute ago via Mobile Web Favorite Retweet ReplyBlack Lips
Happy 4th! If u need me I’ll be shooting fireworks from a swimming pool filled w/hardboiled eggs into another swimming pool filled w/air.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet ReplyJon Wurster
I don’t remember much from the flight home last night. I DID find a pic of me planking and being fed a burrito. Fly. http://t.co/rbzVk9Gless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet ReplyJared Followill
Its Not Over: 2nite on the parkway: @TheRoots backing up Michael Mcdonald, Earth Wind & Fire, @SaraBareilles & @EstelleDarlings..& MUCH MOREless than a minute ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry Favorite Retweet ReplyQuesto of The Roots
I slept with a wiener dog named Fritz cradled in my arm like a football. Now my back feels weird. Happy Birthday, America!less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet ReplyHar Mar Superstar
Happy 4th of July, guys. #sorrybritsthismuststillbeprettybittersweetforyou #coolwhip #frenchbikini #stoppayingtaxes http://t.co/Xl7DBsXless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Replyst vincent
july 4, the world has many different viewpoints. I see 3 firework displays at once in San Diego- most see only 1. In the U.K they see none.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet ReplyPerry Farrell
As we celebrate our independence from a constitutional monarchy, it seems appropriate to announce that nobody in this group is a Prince fan.less than a minute ago via Echofon Favorite Retweet ReplyObits
Just read 1 in 4 Americans don’t know what country we broke off from? Can this possibly be true? Do we even deserve fireworks & hotdogs?less than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet ReplyOkkervil River
happy 4th, america. really pumped to see Toots & The Maytals (!) at Hempstead (!!) tonight with this guy (!!!) http://t.co/flGq9R3less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet ReplyMenomena
That was a deep quote from Independence Day. 4th of July just hasn’t been the same since 1996. Where are you Will Smith?less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet ReplyTHE MORNING BENDERS
July 4th cautionary tweet: @TweetsofOld: 4 men died from drinking beer from a keg into which a copperhead snake had crawled and died. KY1907less than a minute ago via Twitter for Mac Favorite Retweet Replycolin meloy
American inventions: spandex, the pill, bubble gum, bubble wrap, buffalo wings, electric guitar, strobe light, the Laser! Happy 4th! -sless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet ReplySPANK&BLANK
happy 4th USA! hope yr blowing a lot of shit up! we are eating cheeseburgers and ice cream and listening to Metallicaless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Replythethermals
My favorite of the fireworks were those little microbe duders that would scatter into random directions after apexing to a certain size. O_oless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet ReplyNeon Indian
Did you see that woman on Hoarders with all the dolls? She has way too many dolls.
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