Star (1993) :: Belly Some albums bring forth strong feelings, others recall past loves or first kisses, and some harkens back childhood or adolescent memories; this album, Belly's first album Star, throws me back into an actual place in time, from 1993, and a street I once lived on, Wilshire Avenue. Two places really, this … Continue reading Belly :: Star :: My Favorite Albums
Photo-a-day :: Day 22 :: Nine 9 Crimes (live) :: Damien Rice, featuring Lisa Hannigan
The Joy Formidable :: Wolf's Law My first encounter with The Joy Formidable's new album was a fantastic live performance of the first album track, This Ladder is Ours, on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. I was immediately taken by the song, and enthralled that there was a new album coming. The song starts out … Continue reading The Joy Formidable :: Wolf’s Law :: New Music Review
Keep Art Alive :: "Carolyn" :: Art by Kelly Haigh "I wanted to tell the book thief many things, about beauty and brutality. But, what could I tell her about those things that she didn't already know? I wanted to explain that I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race - that rarely do … Continue reading She’s walking on water when she walks in her sleep :: song of the day
Alive and Kicking :: Simple Minds One of my favorite songs from my high school years that I do not hear all that often anymore, especially as if a Simple Minds song is played from that era it is almost always Don't You (Forget About Me), which I also love, but it is nice to … Continue reading Now its all or nothing :: video of the day
Top Five Tuesday :: Belly Listening to Star, and writing up my favorite album thoughts has had me in a Belly mood, and a 90's music mood, as well. I have been listening to the soundtracks to two movies from the 90's, Tank Girl and With Honors, both of which feature songs from Belly. So, … Continue reading Top five Tuesday :: To the wings you’ve got slapped on your back?