My Top 300 :: 26-30

26.┬áDesperately Seeking Susan One of my closest friends in life was, well actually still is, a huge Madonna fan. We met when I was 17 and she was 15, and her voracious love of Madonna was contagious, and I indulged in many album plays and replays, practiced dance moves and styles, a concert or two, and all of her movies. This one was always my favorite. Into the Groove :: Madonna 27. Bringing Up Baby I have suffered with insomnia since I was four years old, which though has come with a lot of challenges and negative issues, it has … Continue reading My Top 300 :: 26-30

I’ll see you in the morning time :: songs and poetry

Two words (by me) Fingers knit together, a symbol of a lover’s protection, the world outside chaotic, hell bent on disruption, yet here we lie intertwined, betwixt a precarious divine. Love and lust, hope and dreams, secret and sublime. You whisper into tangles of hair, tendrils stuck to the cool side of the pillow, your breath warming the spine, “last time” murmured, full sentences yet to erupt, with them come the weight of words. Love and loss, hope and death, secret and settle. A buoyancy remains still, just underneath this ragged duvet, guilt waiting patiently just around the corner, cape … Continue reading I’ll see you in the morning time :: songs and poetry

Twist and turn ’til you’ve got it right :: VOTD

Get the Balance Right :: Depeche Mode directed by Kevin Hewitt Get the Balance Right is the seventh single by Depeche Mode recorded at Blackwing Studios, released January of 1983. This song marks the first single released with Alan Wilder as an official Depeche Mode band member, and is the first song co-written by Martin Gore and Alan Wilder. The song was not included on the album Construction Time Again, but does appear on the American compilation People are People, and on the compilation The Singles 81-85. In the music video featured above, Alan Wilder lip-syncs the first lines of … Continue reading Twist and turn ’til you’ve got it right :: VOTD

Swinging with the old stars :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: “Video Games” :: Art by Adam Caldwell “Tell me all the things you wanna do, I heard that you like the bad girls, honey, is that true?” She wore the trappings of a girl who left her faith behind, stuffed in a dumpster in a back alley, replaced by red stained lips and ripped lace. The tropes are all pulled out, predictability, contrived positioning, a well formed pucker and a pout. This is what they want, what they demand, what they fail to see. The girl inside suffers and strains, bending to a perceived willingness, chasing … Continue reading Swinging with the old stars :: SOTD