Justin Chart loves Los Angeles with all his aching heart, and it pained him that the city didn’t have a song worthy of its splendor. So he wrote one. You can hear four different versions of Chart’s “Los Angeles The Song” here. And once you’ve listened, ask yourself: Is this the song the city needs? Or do you think you can do better?
Record your attempt at an anthem that’s fit for Los Angeles, upload it to YouTube or SoundCloud and send Steve Lopez a link via email at email@example.com or Twitter @latstevelopez.
Column: Your ode to L.A.? Let’s have it