Impressed :: Charlie Sexton
"Ooh, and when you wake up in the mornin', with your head on fire, and your eyes too bloody to see, go on and cry in your coffee, but don't come bitchin' to me." I've had a longstanding love of Billy Joel songs, with different memories attached to many of them - some good, and … Continue reading You had to have a white hot spotlight
Rock This Town :: Stray Cats from the album, Stray Cats "Well, we found a little place that didn't look half bad. I had a whisky on the rocks, and changed half a dollar for the jukebox."
Transatlanticism :: Death Cab For Cutie 1. This song will always remind me of a certain time in my life, and a certain long-distance relationship I was in. Hearing this song still pulls at the heartstrings and the bittersweet nature of all of it, though it admittedly does not make me ache with sadness … Continue reading I need you so much closer
200 More Miles :: Cowboy Junkies You Can Sleep While I Drive :: Melissa Etheridge The Painted Desert :: 10,000 Maniacs Space Oddity :: David Bowie Let It Die :: Feist A Case Of You :: Joni Mitchell In My Time Of Need :: Ryan Adams Long Way Home :: Mates Of State Maps (cover) … Continue reading Baby, you can sleep while I drive (a mix)
Between the Bars :: Elliott Smith
"Oh, oh but when she calls, I know she's the one. Makes me want her harder, makes me want to be a little stronger. Still, I see monsters." Some of my favorite songs are those that veer between sadness and bliss, the kinds of songs that have a tinge of the melancholic to it, as … Continue reading Still I see monsters
Hold On :: Holy Ghost! from the album, Static On The Wire "I love the city, but I hate my job, and this old city loves me back."
Say Yes :: Elliott Smith 1. One of my favorite singers ever. 2. I have always felt such a deep connection to Elliott's songs. This one is definately a favorite of mine. At first it seems like a simple love song, but there is more too it than that. It is lighter that his usual … Continue reading Situations get fucked up, and turned around, sooner or later
American Hearts :: A.A. Bondy There is a style, often referred to as alt-country, that I have a hell of a lot of love for. That kind of whiskey and acoustic guitar strumming and harmonicas now and then music. This album fits into that genre, especially the song Black Rain, Black Rain (my favorite on … Continue reading American Hearts :: An album review