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Comedian Howard Kremer wants you to 'have a summah' with his new summer album

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Howard Kremer and Zooey Deschanel as Zooey choose her summer gum in a Funny Or Die video.

Comedian Howard Kremer is capitalizing on the viral success of his summer enthusiasm (excuse me — as Kremer puts it, "summah") with an entire album of summah songs. Kremer's also known as Dragon Boy Suede, his comedy rap nom de plume, so returning to music from his popular summer-positive comedy bit is a logical step.

The album pulls from a variety of summer sounds with a product that sounds like a mix of Jimmy Buffett and... the Baha Men? And I don't mean that as a slight. Sure, it sounds like it's been produced on GarageBand, but this album accomplishes its mission: Super fun summer music. My personal favorite track: the longing of "Lord Don't Take Me In Spring."

To give a little backstory, Kremer's summah love began with a bit he did at popular L.A. comedy show Comedy Death Ray (now Comedy Bang Bang) at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre: