Weekly Music Round-Up :: Week of October 29

Follow along with me as I delve into this week’s new music releases, sharing a song from what’s new in music and give each album a mini-review of three sentences in length. Please share your own thoughts on this week’s new music in the comments, and, as always, if you hear something you like, buy an album or a few songs, and support the artist and the art of music. Calvin Harris :: 18 Months Sweet Nothing :: Calvin Harris, featuring Florence and the Machine Music meant for inclusion on my work out playlist, most especially the track Feel So … Continue reading Weekly Music Round-Up :: Week of October 29

I used to let you wear all my clothes

When You Were Mine (live, MTV Video Awards) :: Cyndi Lauper Once upon a time we used to go to the MTV video awards together, back when they were something to see, back when they still played videos on MTV. I think I have always had a thing for girl’s singing Prince songs, Cyndi Lauper, Tegan and Sara, Sinead O’Connor, The Bangles. This is probably my favorite, though…both Cyndi’s versions, and Tegan and Sara’s. I could write on the dangers of trying to make your best friend into a lover, and how much it hurts when it goes bad, but … Continue reading I used to let you wear all my clothes

Her soul slides away

“So I’ll start a revolution from my bed ‘cos you said the brains I had went to my head. Step outside, summertime’s in bloom. Stand up beside the fireplace, take that look from off your face, you ain’t ever gonna burn my heart out.” There are days when it is so hard to shake all the past hurt and disappointment that act sometimes as shadows to our present day lives. We want to go on and forget, don’t we? I do not believe there is any one of us who longs for baggage, or resentments, to come in and cloud … Continue reading Her soul slides away