The 80’s :: I light my torch and wave it

Video Killed the Radio Star :: Duran Duran :: New Moon on Monday If one band was chosen to represent my teenage years it would be, without a doubt, Duran Duran. They were my first musical crushes, my first band obsession and my first encounter with what it is like to be a all-out, complete and total … Continue reading The 80’s :: I light my torch and wave it

The 90’s :: I will burn for you

"I will lie for you, beg and steal for you, I will crawl on hands and knees until you see, you're just like me." History lesson: #1 Crush was released on the single to Vow as the b-side, released in Europe, South Africa and Australia in June 1995. Nelee Hooper remixed the song for inclusion in Baz … Continue reading The 90’s :: I will burn for you

It can’t be that bad :: Video of the day

If It Makes You Happy :: Sheryl Crow I am in love with the lyrical refrains in this song (love lines like "listen to Coltrane, derail your own train"), the spirit of the chorus, and the intensity of the video. The use of color, camera shots and Sheryl's animal prints all add to the power … Continue reading It can’t be that bad :: Video of the day

I need love :: Song of the day

“I need love, not some sentimental prison. I need god, not the political church. I need fire, to melt the frozen sea inside me. I need love.” In 1994 I’d come to a crossroads in my life, of sorts. Well, one of the handful of “crossroads” I have had, so far. I had a failed marriage … Continue reading I need love :: Song of the day