The 80’s :: When it all comes down

“Cause I don’t want to come back down from this cloud, it’s taken me all this time to find out what I need.” History Lesson:  Comedown is a single by British rock band Bush from their first album Sixteen Stone. It was released as the third single from the album in 1995. “Comedown” became one of the band’s most popular songs reaching number one on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart and number two on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in late 1995. The song also gave Bush their first American top 40 hit, reaching number 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 on November 4, 1995. Lead singer Gavin Rossdale has claimed that he wrote … Continue reading The 80’s :: When it all comes down

You Are Home :: All you need is love

List Your Favorite Film and Stage Musicals of All-Time courtesy of Music Listography : Your Life In (Play)Lists Editor’s Note: I come from a musical theater background, and have always had a thing for musical movies, that said, I will try to keep my list at 25 this week. As usual, not in particular order except just how they come to me. 1. Grease There are Worse Things I Could Do 2. Wicked For Good 3. Nine Take It All 4. Once Falling Slowly 5. West Side Story Somewhere 6. Rent Light My Candle 7. The Producers Springtime for Hitler 8. … Continue reading You Are Home :: All you need is love

We saved them for a rainy day :: video of the day

Martha :: Tom Waits “Meet me out for coffee, where we’ll talk about it all.” Coffee and conversation, sometimes that is just what I need, more than just about anything at all. Those kinds of conversations that ebb and flow, back-and-forth, interspersed with comfortable silences between two connected souls. Sometimes that is what I long for, sometimes that is what I miss the most. Editor’s note: I do wish that there was live footage in this video, as it would fit more into the “video of the day” feature. That said, this is the only place I have found this … Continue reading We saved them for a rainy day :: video of the day

Go on, take everything :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: “Manic Depression” :: Art by Sarah Joncas Flush (by me) Down in the bottom of last week’s laundry, still tangled and mis-matched, I found half of a ticket stub from the early 90’s. So faded, but I can still make out the date, but not the title. I know it was you, though, I know it is some kind of sign. I want to give you a festival of music and lights, shake out the sky like an old beach blanket, letting the stars just flake and fly away. Then we could grab our grade school … Continue reading Go on, take everything :: song of the day