Daddy gave me away, then he walked away :: video of the day

Father of Mine :: Everclear First on the recommended list on youtube is Everclear's song about growing-up without a present father, and how that impacts an adult who is now a parent. The video captures that feeling of reflection and resentment, as we see the lead singer, Art Alexakis, revisit moments of his growing-up years … Continue reading Daddy gave me away, then he walked away :: video of the day

You have to believe we are magic :: song of the day

"And if all your hopes survive, your destiny will arrive. I'll bring all your dreams alive, for you." As a child of the seventies, Olivia Newton-John was that one "star" that I most admired. It was more than a crush though, or even a fan type adoration, she was someone I would have loved to … Continue reading You have to believe we are magic :: song of the day

Songs to survive the apocalypse to :: 200 songs of 2012 playlist

Listen here on Spotify Guess Who's Knockin' :: Ryan Bingham Bird's Nest :: Jo Schornikow Blunderbuss :: Jack White This Summer :: Superchunk No Rock Song :: Singing Adams Tunnels :: Robert Francis Feel :: Leerone Constant Conversations :: Passion Pit Steve McQueen :: M83 Diamonds :: Rihanna Younger Us :: Japandroids Payphone :: Maroon … Continue reading Songs to survive the apocalypse to :: 200 songs of 2012 playlist

Albums to survive the apocalypse to :: My top 10 favorite albums of 2012

My Top 10 Albums of 2012 'Tis that ending time of year when everyone is writing up their best of lists. With my love of lists, how could I resist? Following are my top 10 list of favorite album of 2012. In lyriquediscorde style, each album on the list will include a three-sentence shout out, … Continue reading Albums to survive the apocalypse to :: My top 10 favorite albums of 2012

Come on and rock me, Amadeus :: Movie Review of Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus (1984) The first time I saw the film Amadeus it was in a movie theater, in 1984, when I was 15 years old. I sat there enthralled and overwhelmed with emotion as I watched it, taken in near immediately by the look and feel of the film, the emotional landscape of manic highs and … Continue reading Come on and rock me, Amadeus :: Movie Review of Amadeus (1984)

It’s the freakiest show :: Song of the day

No, I have not gone off to Mars, or into some sort of oblivion, nor have I deserted lyriquediscorde, not even a little, no, not at all, I am just on a holiday hiatus, soon to return to all the daily features and musical goodies starting back on Monday, December 31st, as we all get … Continue reading It’s the freakiest show :: Song of the day

The 80’s :: One hand’s just reaching out

Video Killed the Radio Star :: The Go-Go's :: Head Over Heels This song was an integral part of my last year in high school and the last years of my adolescence. It was about the exuberance and bliss of connecting with what will turn into lifetime friends, the kind you can let go and be yourself … Continue reading The 80’s :: One hand’s just reaching out

The 90’s :: But I’m a million different people from one day to the next

"I need to hear some sounds that recognize the pain in me, yeah. I let the melody shine, let it cleanse my mind, I feel free now." History lesson: This song, featured on The Verve's 1997 album Urban Hymns, is based on music from an Andrew Loog Oldham adaptation of a Rolling Stones song, The … Continue reading The 90’s :: But I’m a million different people from one day to the next

I remember everything :: Video of the day

Junebug :: Robert Francis I love discovering new music and new artists, it is one of the biggest bliss inducing things in my life. This morning I stumbled upon Robert Francis and his music, and was floored near immediately. His songs and style aer so in my musical wheelhouse, a Los Angeles local with a … Continue reading I remember everything :: Video of the day