The 80’s :: The night is young and so am I

Video Killed the Radio Star :: Men Without Hats :: The Safety Dance The Safety Dance, from the album Rhythm of Youth, was the first and biggest-selling single by the 1980s synth pop group Men Without Hats. The song was written by Ivan Doroschuk. Released in the U.S., in 1982, and in the U.K., in 1983, and … Continue reading The 80’s :: The night is young and so am I

The 80’s :: I’ve got to wait here for your moon to turn blue

"You wanna diva, a deduction, you wanna do what they do; wanna do damage that you can undo, apart from everyone, away from your love, a part of me belongs apart, from all the hurt above." History lesson: Perfect Way, from 1985's Cupid & Psyche 85 album, was Scritti Politti's most sucessful album in both … Continue reading The 80’s :: I’ve got to wait here for your moon to turn blue

Stuck in her daydream :: Video of the day

The A Team :: Ed Sheeran Heartbreaking and moving, reminding me how powerful the meet-up of music and film can be. Desperation, isolation and addiction, there is something there that is so hard for anyone who has not been there, or at least in close proximity to there, before. The ending never fails to make … Continue reading Stuck in her daydream :: Video of the day

I think I need a little poison :: Song of the day

"I have nothing to offer but confusion." It was the mid-nineties. It was in my mid-twenties. I was working at Tower Records. I was the Mom of a two year old who was trying to pick herself up after a failed attempt at marriage and “family” (at least the kind of “family” we all saw … Continue reading I think I need a little poison :: Song of the day