I say goodbye :: VOTD

Barely Breathing :: Duncan Sheik from the album, Duncan Sheik Barely Breathing was the first single from the Gold-plus debut album of American singer-songwriter Duncan Sheik. Originally intended as a “throwaway” track written to complete the album, the song became Sheik’s breakout hit, entering the top 20 of the U.S. Billboard charts, peaking at # 16, and holding steady for 55 weeks. Barely Breathing also hit # 19 on the Hot Adult Contemporary chart. At the time, it was the fourth longest-running single in the Hot 100. The song ranked # 88 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s, and # 8 on their 40 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the … Continue reading I say goodbye :: VOTD

Their voices climb and fall :: SOTD

“I draw a jackal-headed woman in the sand, sing of a lover’s fate, sealed by jealous hate, then wash my hands in the sea. With just three days more, I’d have just about learned the entire score, to Aida. Holidays must end, as you know. All is memory, taken home with me: the Opera, the stolen tea, the sand drawing, the verging sea, all years ago.” My love of the sea has been with me for as long as I can remember. It is set in the deep recess of self where memories of how my Grandmother’s voice sounded, how … Continue reading Their voices climb and fall :: SOTD