The Olms :: New Music Review

The Olms self-titled release is an album I have been anticipated since I first read of its inception and coming attraction. Pete Yorn’s music has been a favorite of mine since his first album, musicforthemorningafter, and I have written about him numerous times here at lyriquediscorde; he is definitely a favorite around these parts. Part of that dedication may be why I seem to prefer the Pete led songs more than those fronted by J.D. King, though that is my initial reaction, and the opening track, On the Line, a very Beatles-circa-White Album sounding song, seems to be an exception. … Continue reading The Olms :: New Music Review

I don’t think you know what I feel :: VOTD

Why :: Annie Lennox directed by Sophie Muller “How many times do I have to try to tell you, that I’m sorry for the things I’ve done?” Why was the first solo single by the Scottish singer Annie Lennox, released in 1992. It was taken from her debut solo album Diva and reached # 5 in the United Kingdom and # 34 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The single also reached # 6 on the U.S. Adult Contemporary chart. The music video won Annie Lennox an award for Best Female Video at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards. The … Continue reading I don’t think you know what I feel :: VOTD

The storm is breaking or so it seems :: SOTD

“We’re too young to reason, too grown up to dream.” Around the corner from the heartbeat thumps of feet on a dance floor and bass from the over sized speakers she followed him, her cold hand in his, shaking slightly from the excitement, and the chemicals chasing around in her bloodstream. She was not “that kind of girl”, whatever that meant, trapped for so long within the confines of secrets, a shy exterior, and that feeling of never quite fitting in. She wore the mask of a good girl for so long that even she believed it. That night, though, … Continue reading The storm is breaking or so it seems :: SOTD